You can imagine your transfer for a short, long or definitive period, for study or work reasons, for necessity or for the desire to start over, alone or with the family.
In any case, it is good that you have some fundamental news and information from which to start organizing your transfer to Australia.
Australia is the sixth largest country on the planet earth by surface area and governs the entire continent of Oceania: it has an area comparable to 48 US states, but hosts a tenth of the population, about 21 million inhabitants.
The very first Dutch settlers landed there at the beginning of the 17th century, but they left considering it too arid and fruitless territory!
In the following century, under the leadership of James Cook, Australia became a British colony that experienced its period of greatest fame in the mid-1800s with the discovery of numerous gold deposits. In 1907 it became a Commonwealth Federation recognized by the British Government, with Canberra as its capital.
Australia is divided into parts:
1) Northen Territory (NT), Northern Territory: extends from the red desert surrounding Uluru to the tropics of Darwin.
2) New South Wales (NSW), New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Australian Capital Territory: it is the south-eastern area with the capital Sidney and the Australian Capital Territory corresponds to the Canberra area.
3) Queensland (QSL), land of the queen: it is a much loved and popular area for its mild climate, for its famous and lively coast, called GOLDCOAST, and for the wonderful CORAL REEF which extends for 2,500 km.
The main city is Brisbane:
4) South Australia (SA), South Australia: the Flinders Mountains to the north, the vineyards in the central area and the coast to the south with the city of Adelaide, also known as the “city of churches”.
5) Victoria (VIC): a small but spectacular state in the south, facing the island of TASMANIA. Here you will find the most famous beaches where surfers from all over the world land and the city of Melbourne, considered the capital of sport, much loved and practiced in Australia, and of artistic and cultural life in general.
6) Western Australia (WE), Western Australia: extends from the south to the tropics of the north. Here there is a large presence of vineyards thanks to the growing consumption of Australian wines, while the mountainous area is known for the ski resort of Albany.
The main city is Perth, where it is easy to find work probably because it is the most isolated: think that from here it is closer to reach Asian cities rather than other Australian cities!
The climate in Australia is temperate for most of the year, but can vary due to the size of the continent.
The northern states are characterized by a generally warm climate, while the southern states have a colder winter.
Australia is located in the southern hemisphere, so the seasons are opposite to ours: summer runs from December to February, autumn from March to May, winter from June to August and spring from September. in November.
Curiosities about this country:
Australia has the lowest population density in the world: two people live there every square kilometer, together with 100 million sheep, the famous “merinos”, 40 million kangaroos, one for every 2 inhabitants and 25 million head of cattle !
Australia has the largest concentration, in the wild, of camels on the planet, and they are widely exported to the United Arab Emirates.
The Australian reef is the largest living organism in the world.
In the 2012-2013 two-year period, India was the second country in the world for the number of work visas issued by Australian immigration, with more than 60% increase over the previous two years.
Hobart, the capital of Tasmania, boasts of being the only city without skyscrapers, with the record for ancient buildings. In the port area there is a very active creative community: a place of sailors and artists who populate the numerous warehouses converted into characteristic bars and restaurants.