Before you can work in Australia you need a visa with work rights. If you contact Australian companies before having a work visa you will generally be politely asked to get in touch again after you have a visa that will permit you to work.
It is also uncommon for people to work illegally in Australia. The Australian Government is very strict in ensuring that people arrive in Australia with visas that are appropriate for their intended activity.
VisAustralia specialises in assisting skilled people move to Australia. We are able to give you advice about the kind of work visa that best suits your skills and experience. In some cases this might be a temporary visa or a permanent visa. We are not able to place you in a job in Australia but we can make sure you arrive in Australia with a visa that will allow you to work.
We invite you to review the jobs that are available in Australia and the salaries that are currently being paid.
There is a mountain of information available over the Internet that will assist you identify how many jobs are available to someone with your skills and experience at any given time in any given region of Australia.
The best research you can do is through the websites of the job agencies. The job agencies list thousand of new jobs each week, and if you want to understand the positions and salaries available to a person with your exact skills, experience and qualifications, you need to do some original research.
To assess your potential salary we recommend you review The Hays 2015 Salary Guide. This respected and continually updated Guide provides free information on the salaries paid in particular industries.
Another useful website is Job Outlook. It provides data on employment characteristics, trends and prospects for different occupations.
The following list contains links to the most popular and well used job agency websites in Australia.
Careerone is one of the most comprehensive job sites in Australia. A News Corporation company, Careerone permits you to look for work, will provide advice about your career, and allows you to register to receive notices relevant to your occupation.
Seek is one of the leading sites in Australia, with thousands of new positions advertised on-line each week. Seek has resources that will permit you to construct a successful job hunting strategy and obtain a good job. There are categories of just about every kind of job, and a big variety of editorial content related to the theme of work in Australia.
Mycareer has a giant database of jobs. You can look for work in all categories and register to receive email notifications of relevant positions. Mycareer is a member of the group of Fairfax newspapers that owns the major newspapers in Sydney and Melbourne. For this reason it is an indispensible tool to assist you find a job.
Jobnet is a specialist job board focusing solely on IT and technical jobs within Australia. You can register with Jobnet to receive email notifications about job offers relevant to your skills.
ENGINEERING JOBS AUSTRALIA
Engineering Jobs Australia is a site that specialises in engineering employment.
Other job agencies
To discover whether you are eligible for a Skilled or Student Work visa that will allow you to migrate to or study in Australia, we invite you to take e-Key, VisAustralia’s free on-line self assessment system or to book a consultation with one of our expert migration lawyers.