Flood of wealthy Hong Kong residents hopeful of buying Australian property

Flood of wealthy Hong Kong residents hopeful of buying Australian property - Yonder Australia

A flood of potential property buyers from Hong Kong are approaching local migration agents, hoping to secure Australian residency ahead of buying homes in Sydney and on the Gold Coast. A Chinese migration agent has revealed he recently received advice from the NSW Department of Industry that there’d been a significant increase in applications...

ATO watching for foreign income this Tax Time

ATO watching for foreign income this Tax Time

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is urging taxpayers who receive any foreign income from investments, family members or working overseas to make sure they report it this tax time. New international data sharing agreements allow the ATO to track money across borders and identify individuals not meeting their obligations. “This year, the ATO has received records relating to more than...

Obtaining Home Finance while on an Australian Visa

Obtaining Home Finance while on an Australian Visa

The process of financing your new home can be confusing at the best of times, so you’re excused if you find the prospect of financing a new home after moving to Australia a little confusing. Many migrants from Western countries in particular find the Australian finance market quite different to what they are used to, Typically you can expect financiers...

Government offers visa fast-track to 5000

Government offers visa fast-track to 5000

The federal government will establish a new, high-skilled migration stream that will fast-track visas for 5000 of the world's best and brightest every year with the aim of entrenching high-tech industries in Australia. Immigration Minister David Coleman will announce the Global Talent Independent Program today and will seek the advice of a small panel of...

Government figures reveal almost one in two employers struggle to fill roles

Government figures reveal almost one in two employers struggle to fill roles Yonder Australia

Aussie entrepreneur Warwick Levy has copped theft and abuse from staff who regularly show up late — or not at all. And he’s not alone. A Sydney business owner has hit out at a series of unreliable, entitled and downright dodgy workers and jobseekers who have turned his working life into a “real nightmare”.