International Women’s Day Interview – Vanessa Lakits, Grace Group Manager – Compliance and Risk

Nichole Muratore – Grace Group Marketing Consultant interviews Vanessa Lakits, Grace Group Manager – Compliance & Risk for International Women’s Day 2021 NM: Hi Vanessa, thank you so much for taking the time out of your busy day to meet with me! VL: Hi Nichole, it’s a pleasure, I’m honoured that the marketing team has … Continued
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Moving to Brisbane

The complete interstate moving guide to Brisbane

Relocating to Brisbane, Australia’s sun-drenched city If you are planning to relocate to Australia’s sun-soaked city, then you can consider yourself lucky. Brisbane is an attractive destination. It has a sub-tropical climate, with mild winters and warm summers. The city manages to maintain a relaxed vibe while offering all the services of a major city. … Continued
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Ways to beat moving day mayhem

Relocating is stressful at any time and moving interstate is even more so. We believe that with some forward thinking and with the right assistance, you can make this process less daunting. Finding a suitable property will be the most challenging part of relocating. The internet is a good place to start researching the suburbs … Continued
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The complete interstate moving guide to Melbourne

Interstate moving to Melbourne can be an exciting prospect. The Victorian capital has become Australia’s fastest growing city and was forecast to overtake Sydney as the nation’s largest city by 2026. The Covid-19 induced pause on international immigration coupled with the 2020 interstate border closures will most likely have pushed Melbourne’s population ascendance ambitions beyond … Continued
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The Subclass 482 Visa in the times of COVID-19

About this Visa The visa has three streams: Short-term, a visa period up to two years* with one onshore extension of two years (unless an ITO applies). Must meet Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements. No pathway to permanent residence Medium-term, a visa period up to four years* (unless an ITO applies) with no limit on … Continued
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The complete interstate moving guide to Sydney

Moving interstate to Sydney is an exciting idea and comes as no surprise – the diverse and striking capital is ranked highly in the Top 10 listings of most liveable cities in the world. Boasting a unique and distinctive skyline, the diverse and cultural city welcomes as many as 10 million visitors each year. The … Continued
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GIM Project Success – City of Kingston

City of Kingston is a local government area in South East Melbourne and is a diverse community with estimated resident population of nearly 160,000. In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Local Government Victoria released a bulletin to local councils instructing that all council venues including libraries and community venues must close indefinitely. Municipal offices … Continued
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Cyclone Smart – Preparing Australians for 2020-21 Cyclone Season

Considering the extreme weather we’ve been experiencing, the Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA has published Cyclone Smart – a bulletin educating the local communities of the risks, behaviours and steps to action if affected by a cyclone. On average, Australians experience nine to eleven cyclones each year. The Australian cyclone season runs approximately … Continued
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Pet Travel Policy in the Hot Weather Update

As part of our ongoing commitment to setting the highest standards of care for travelling pets, Jetpets has updated our Hot Weather and Brachycephalic policies to ensure pet’s safety, comfort and welfare. When quoting for this summer season we will try to ensure pets are not flying in the hottest part of the day. Putting … Continued
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Restrictions on temporary visa holders entering Australia

The Border Force Commissioner has been given powers to approve travel in compelling and compassionate situations. The Government has put a framework around that which includes critical infrastructure projects, health and essential services, split families and temporary visa holders with a prior established residence in Australia and who were caught offshore by the travel restrictions. … Continued
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