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New Exploration Into Blue Hole On Great Barrier Reef Brings Some Welcome News

3 min read“The Great Barrier Reef is dead”. This line has been thrown around the internet and the media over the last year. Partly to grab headlines but more significantly it points to the very serious and very real prospect that coral bleaching on the reef has killed up to 67% of the corals there. Without … Continue reading New Exploration Into Blue Hole On Great Barrier Reef Brings Some Welcome News

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Climbing Uluru Will Be Banned From October 2019 After Historic Vote

2 min readIt’s one of Australia’s most iconic wonders, visited by over 300,000 people per year but the future of Uluru will be ‘you can see but you can’t touch’ and we couldn’t agree with it more.

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Newcastle, NSW: The Laid Back Hidden Gem On Australia’s Gold Coast

4 min readAbsolutely no disrespect to the ‘buzzing’ city of Newcastle in Northeast England but compared to the New South Wales version, Geordie shores have been brutally beaten by the ugly stick…

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Want Your Visa & Etihad Flights Paid For? Tell Us Why You Should Be Our #OzAmbassador

2 min readUPDATE: Thank you all so much for such brilliant applications! We have now closed any further applications and selected our shortlist. Such was the volume of entries we cannot respond directly to everybody. If you haven’t been contacted yet, I’m afraid you haven’t made our shortlist. The standard of entries has been so … Continue reading Want Your Visa & Etihad Flights Paid For? Tell Us Why You Should Be Our #OzAmbassador

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Welcome, To The Real World! Best Work & Travel Options For 2017 Graduates

7 min readBring forth the silly hats! It’s time to bask in your own glory, soak up the plaudits and embrace the opportunities as graduation season in Ireland is soon to begin.

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The Latest On Plans To Increase Australia Visa Age Limit to 35 Years Old

1 min readYou may remember a couple of months ago, the Australian Government ruffled more than a few feathers when announcing some changes to its immigration visas. One of these changes was a proposal, ratified to increase the age limit of viable applicants of the Working Holiday Visa from 30 to 35 from 1st July … Continue reading The Latest On Plans To Increase Australia Visa Age Limit to 35 Years Old

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Vivid Sydney: Lighting Up the Night in the Land Down Under

2 min readSydney, the city from the place Down Under, has its best icons and more lit up in a colourful array of spectacular lights on display as part of its 23-day festival. Vivid Sydney challenges and inspires artists, innovators, and designers to take Sydney’s city landscape and turn it into a giant art collection for the public … Continue reading Vivid Sydney: Lighting Up the Night in the Land Down Under

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Best Brunch Spots in Sydney & Melbourne

4 min readWe’ve sent thousands of you to Australia over the past few years and have gotten your feedback on the best brunch spots to hit up in Sydney and Melbourne on a budget. Although the brunch possibilities are almost endless, we’ve come up with our top 3 for each city. Ireland may have finally … Continue reading Best Brunch Spots in Sydney & Melbourne

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Oz Visa Spotlight: An Irish Girl’s Typical Day In Perth

11 min readAsk anyone who has decided to make the big move Down Under and they’ll tell you that it can’t be 24/7 beach, barbie’s and boozing. You’re setting yourself up to love on a completely different continent. While it’s less daunting than doing so in other parts of the world, it pays to be … Continue reading Oz Visa Spotlight: An Irish Girl’s Typical Day In Perth

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What Australia’s Plans To Scrap the 457 Visa Means For You

3 min readIt’s a pretty safe bet that the vast majority of us awoke this morning, rather groggy from the Easter weekend. What we all probably weren’t banking on however was the news from Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on plans to abolish one of the country’s visa programmes – the 457 Visa.

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