Finding work can be frustrating when you’re relocating to a new place; you sacrifice stability, connections, and familiarity of the area you’ve been residing in when looking to move, but the unemployment rate is improving and the job market isn’t near as bad as it once was.
When you are moving to Tasmania from outside Australia then you have a few extra things on your list of things to organise. One of the most important will be working out your visa requirements and if you will be allowed to work in Australia. If this is the case then you have the task of finding work either before you arrive or once you are here.
In this post we bring together to top 10 things you need to consider when planning a move to Tasmania. From considering where you will live, to whether you will buy or rent your new home. There are many decisions to be made.
The Tasmanian Government offers advice and assistance to people considering moving to Tasmania in terms of jobs being sought to be filled and Visa information. We are not migration agents and cannot offer you any advice on obtaining your Visa if you are wanting to migrate to Tasmania. We can however refer you to that [...]
Betsssssy via Compfight cc Photo Credit: Betsssssy via Compfight cc The Tasmanian Government is taking welcome action to try and boost the population of Tasmania. Various programs will be implemented and different forms of marketing and promotion will be put into place to attract more people to Tasmania. As a recent article we [...]
Photo Credit: Ed Yourdon via Compfight cc Some good news for Tasmania on the unemployment front, or phrased better, employment has picked up in Tasmania. Tasmania is no longer the worst state in Australia for unemployment and your chances of securing employment when moving to Tasmania have improved markedly. Here's the news summary [...]
Wineglass Bay from Mt Amos | Tourism Tasmania | Chris McLennan We have been doing a little renovating around here and have a new style for our blog. We hope you like it! The reason for this is that is was becoming clearer and clearer from conversations we were having with people planning [...]
Photo Credit: selva via Compfight cc This is a guest post from Cath Isakson. Cath has a communications business and can help you with job applications. ‘The problem with moving to Tasmania,’ everyone says, ‘is there are no jobs’. Not quite true! The Tasmanian job market is more like that of a regional [...]
We are often asked about employment opportunities when people are considering a move to Tasmania. The state has had a higher than average unemployment rate for a while and it can be difficult to find work, particularly outside the main cities. However, the employment figures released last week show that Tasmania is now close to [...]
Having talked with many people planning a move to Tasmania during the past three years, it is interesting that the circumstances of those wanting to move vary so significantly. I have worked with single people in their twenties through to singles and couples in their 60s and 70s. A large number of the people who [...]
Hobart Waterfront | Tourism Tasmania | Geoff Murray A guest post from Mike Smith. In Part 1 Mike wrote about falling in love with Tasmania and how the lifestyle compared to Sydney. In this post read about how Mike and Sarah established themselves in Tassie. Our New Life in Tasmania What of [...]
UPDATE: We have since published an additional post that talks about the best ways to find work in various industries in Tasmania. So after you have finished here, head over there! When you are moving to Tasmania from outside Australia then you have a few extra things on your list of things to organise. One [...]
Photo Credit: Ed Yourdon via Compfight cc Finding work can be frustrating when you’re relocating to a new place; you sacrifice stability, connections, and familiarity of the area you’ve been residing in when looking to move, but the unemployment rate is improving and the job market isn’t near as bad as it once [...]
Great Short Walks - Waterfall Bay Track | Tourism Tasmania | Anson Smart One question I get asked a lot from people planning to move to Tasmania is what the employment situation is like and how best to go about finding work in Tasmania. I am not and do not profess to be [...]