5 REASONS TO IMMIGRATE TO AUSTRALIA
STANDARD OF LIVING
Immigrating to Australia gives individuals and families the chance to be a part of a multicultural land with breathtakingly beautiful scenery, numerous career opportunities, excellent education, healthcare, and security.
Out of 188 countries, Australia measures at #2 in the United Nations (UN) Human Development Index (HDI) (2016) which signifies the excellent healthcare, education and standard of living in Australia.
According to the Economic Survey of Australia in 2017 by OECD, Australia’s economy has had a remarkable 25 consecutive years of output growth reflecting strong macroeconomic policies, structural reforms and a high gross domestic product per capita.
Australia is a member of major international and regional organizations, including the United Nations, the Group of 20, the World Trade Organization, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Commonwealth of Nations and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.
Australia has one of the lowest air pollution levels in the world with golden sandy beaches, deserts, mountains and tropical rainforests. There are over 500 national parks in Australia and 14 world heritage sites.
Provided you meet the criteria set out in law, Australia’s Migration Programme does not discriminate on the basis of race or religion, which means anyone from any country, can apply to migrate.
Every year Australia’s cultural diversity is celebrated on Harmony Day, March 21. Harmony Day is about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone.
Australia has a very low unemployment rate and encourages work visa applications from skilled workers. The minimum wage in Australia is $17.29 AUD an hour, which is higher than the minimum wage in UK (£6.70) and USA ($7.25). Australia also encourages a healthy work-life balance by ensuring that full-time workers work no more than an average of 38 hours a week.