Migrants still plays the bigger part in the population growth of Australia. Just in 2019, 7.5 million migrants are noted to be living in Australia where those born in England remains the largest migrant group, not to mention the growing number of migrants from Asia.
The only reason China hasn’t destroyed Australia yet.
Shocking statistics: How much of Australia does China own? From land to airports, China’s controlling interest in Australian resources is on the rise.
There is a famous anecdote attributed to everyone from Woodrow Wilson to Winston Churchill but which is really just a dirty old joke.
“The idea is if people just have information, then they will make the rational choice. And that’s just wrong.” – DAMON CENTOLA
With the current global uncertainties, many are faced with challenging decisions to make in life. Questions like – How’s my family’s future with this kind of situation? Shall we consider pushing our Australia migration plans? What if this COVID never ends? Will I still be employed for the next few months? – during this unprecedented times are quite common, especially for foreigners whose residential status in a country are unstable.
While there are decisions we find so easy, like what to wear on a special occasion, there are still many decisions we find very difficult to deal with, especially if we are putting into consideration our future and the betterment of our family.
I’m often asked why I chose to live in Western Australia and not the more popular and ‘attractive’ eastern states. Having a Skilled Independent visa, I could live and work anywhere in Australia, but the following reasons justify why going where everyone else goes is not always the best choice.
For one, living in one of the world’s more isolated cities make it easier for the local government to shut the state down during a global pandemic, just like the one we are presently experiencing. To give the government credit, this strategy actually worked and we’ve experienced several days now with ZERO new coronavirus cases.
On the 12th of March 2020, the Australian Government announced that travel restrictions will continue to apply to travelers arriving from any part of mainland China, Iran, Republic of Korea and Italy.
Just in, Australia’s Immigration Minister Peter Dutton was tested positive for the COVID19.
An old local living in the outback once told me that ‘’…money is only a part of life, you’ll live nicely with lots of money but here, life’s not that bad even if you have only a little… “he followed up quickly saying, “work too is only a part of life here…if you have to work, that’s part of life but if you don’t have to work, you’ll definitely have more life!”…Although he said these with a wink, I believe there is some truth.
If you’re living in Asia and contemplating moving to Australia, the ideal choice of location is typically Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane…Why? Many will say it’s because of increased work opportunities. However, as surely as there are more jobs in these big cities, you might want to consider, that along with more jobs comes more competition; and this not only for jobs but also schools, property, space and generally, the stress of living in a more crowded place.