Student Life

Recognising Signs of Stroke Can Save a Life
Nov
29

It is never too late! Changing careers at 30, 40, 50+

Do you feel like you’re not progressing in your current career? Feeling unfulfilled? Just want a change but worried it is too late? A growing number of Australians are switching tracks and pursuing a change of careers at all ages. Why? There are lots of reasons why people switch. Many workers switch tracks for better [...]
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Nov
25

Are you in a healthy relationship?

Just like people, relationships come in all shapes and sizes. What works for a particular couple may not always work for you and yours. However, a strong and healthy relationship is built on a few common principles. Comfort Are you comfortable with this person? Do you trust them? Can you relax when you’re with them? [...]
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Sep
08

Get closer to PR with Workforce Skills Pathway

The Victorian government recently announced a new Workforce Skills pathway for Visa subclass 190 & 491 under their nomination program. This opens up opportunities to candidates with occupations that are in high demand but would normally not meet Victoria's requirements. Why would I do this? Due to COVID-19, certain industries in Australia have a higher need [...]
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Aug
26

Aged care sector in urgent need of new workers

If you have ever considered working as a carer for some of Australia’s most vulnerable citizens, it may be time to act. According to worldwide trends, now more than ever is the time to start a career in aged care. The aged care sector is currently facing a high demand for skilled workers. The June [...]
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Aug
03

7 things you should do if you want to achieve your goals

You may have surely heard this before that you have to have a goal if you want to achieve anything. Think of it like planning for a road trip. You have to decide on where you want to go and then start to plan for it. Without a thought out route plan, hotel reservations, and [...]
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Jun
28

Minimum Wages To Increase by 2.5%

The national minimum wage and modern award minimum wages will rise by 2.5% on July 1, 2021. According to the announcement by FWC (Fair Work Commission), the increase was determined in view of the current economic performance, which has “recovered to a greater extent and more quickly than anticipated”. The FWC took into account the [...]
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Jun
24

International students can now work more than 40hrs

The Australian government has relaxed the cap of 40 hours a fortnight for student visa holders in some sectors. While it is a temporary measure during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is aimed to boost certain services, help fill staffing needs in these sectors during the ongoing economic recovery and to extend support to the student [...]
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Sep
03

Recognising Signs of Stroke Can Save a Life

This year, during National Stroke Week, as Australia celebrates ‘everyday Australians who know and can recognise the signs of stroke’, Maryann James of MCIE recounts how a phone call from a dear colleague made her realise that stroke can happen to anyone at any time, and that recognising signs of a stroke at the earliest [...]
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