A regular news and information show featuring by leading Australian immigration lawyer David Bongiorno discussing the latest news and updates about migration to Australia with co-host Grant and answering listener questions about specific visa and immigration issues.
This podcast is all about Australian Immigration Law, Policy, and Practice.
Visit us at our website www.migratingtoaustraliapodcast.com for access to the show notes and other helpful information related to each Podcast. You can also book a free consultation with David to discuss your personal immigration situation.
How does a golf pro migrate to Australia Meet Chris Andrews from Grimsby
Chris Andrews was a kid from Grimsby in the UK who loved golf, and he wanted to make it his career.
Like so many young people in the UK, Chris wanted to see the sights of Australia, pat a kangaroo, check out the surf at Bondi and cuddle a koala. So Chris got himself a working holiday visa, worked hard on a farm and secured a second visa to spend more time enjoying Australia. Hear his story.
Some Hard Messages for Australia To Hear - Belle Lim, President of Council of International Students Australia
Our Guest today is Belle Lim, the current President of the Council of International Students Australia. Belle is undertaking a Doctorate studying cancer genomics, working part time AND undertaking advocacy work and policy advice on behalf of the 700,000 students from all over the world who choose to study in Australia.
Belle has some very considered opinions about the current state of the 'education industry' in Australia, and how the students now view Australia. Essential listening.
MTA 057 - Alan Chong fed the stranded International Students during lockdown
At the height of the Covid lockdown, as a Melbourne winter was taking hold, a sympathetic restaurant owner took it upon himself to feed the hoards of International students who found themselves trapped in the city. @davidbongiorno meet Alan Chong and hear the story.
Alan runs Tian 38 and used his kitchen to dispense up to 700 meals a day for people who really needed a hand at a very difficult time. You will love Alan. We do!
Insurance (and why you need it) in Australia with Lyndon Holland
Year after year, no matter where you are in Australia, it is proved over and over why insurance is something you need to consider.
It can be a natural disaster, or just an accident or mishap that can befall on anyone, but insurance helps people carry on with life after misfortune, but it's a complex area, especially for business.
SO, we talked to an expert, Lyndon Holland from CBD Insurance to help you get a grip on a difficult subject.
MTA 055 - Dr. Ram, Emergency doctor
In this episode we meet Dr. Ram, and emergency medicine specialist, who has a very interesting career path and has skills that are in demand all over the world.
Ram's background gives some clues to the origin of his obsession with the game of cricket, and Ram gives his opinion on the best places to watch this game around the world.
We discuss how his valuable skills have allowed him to work all over the world, and where is home.
MTA 54 - Changes are coming to the Partner & Spouse visas
The Australian Government has foreshadowed changes to the way Parter/Spouse/Fiance/Prospective Marriage visa will operate in the future - perhaps June/July 2021.
David Bongiorno, leading immigration lawyer, takes us through the expected changes, and Grant puts forward some potential scenarios that may confront sponsors and applicants in the new "pre-arroved" regime, that will begin later in the year.
There is also a little commentary about where the show is being listened to.
Informative, thanks for sharing your knowledge
Brilliant, laid back yet professionally done. Thanks
Fun and informative
Great conversations with migrants and Aussies, well done guys.
Can’t make it through all the nonsense
Mostly just middle aged guys having a chat, got a lil info on the last episode, go to YouTube if looking for actually info or there’s quiet a few good groups on facebook