Settlement Guide

We're talking about life and issues that affect you in settling in Australia.

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What are your consumer rights in Australia?

In Australia consumers have rights under the law called consumer guarantees - and they could save you money. However, people whove recently settled in Australia can be extra vulnerable to questionable deals and businesses.


 2017-01-25  6m

What's Australia Day?

Australias national day has its roots in the countrys colonial past. Many Indigenous Australians regard it as Invasion or Survival Day. How has the meaning of Australia Day changed over time?


 2017-01-18  8m

How to drive in Australia with an overseas licence

Being able to drive in a car is a necessity for many new arrivals to Australia. Yet, knowing if you need an Australian drivers licence and how to get one can change from state to state.


 2016-12-07  6m

What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme?

It's hailed as the biggest health policy since Medicare. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) aims to provide the nearly half a million Australians who have a permanent and significant disability with the reasonable and necessary supports they need to enjoy an ordinary life.


 2016-11-30  9m

Australia’s First Peoples

Australias First Peoples are the worlds oldest living civilization dating back some 50,000 years according to a recent genetic study by an international team of academics. Yet, many Australians know little about the history of our First Peoples.


 2016-11-23  11m

The finance report

The ASX, Gold, Crude Oil, shares and the Aussie dollar. We hear the finance report on the news every day. It may sound alien or foreign, and you might feel it has nothing to do with you. Do you know what it means?


 2016-11-09  11m

How to convert your qualification

Australia is welcoming more skilled migrants - arrivals with tertiary qualifications have almost doubled since 2001. When a lack of local experience and qualifications becomes a hurdle to getting a job what assistance is on offer?


 2016-10-26  6m

Recognising emotional abuse

Emotional abuse is recognised as a damaging element of family violence. The Australian Bureau of Statistics says 3.3 million Australians have experienced emotional abuse by a partner since the age of 15. In migrant communities there are additional barriers which can impact on how the abuse is experienced. So, what exactly is emotional abuse and what are its effects?


 2016-10-19  9m

Caring for carers

In many migrant communities providing daily care for family and friends is a way of life and not something you ask for help with. National Carers Week (16-22 October) is a chance to show support for the vital role of carers and highlight the needs of carers supporting diverse communities.


 2016-10-12  6m

Staying smart online

Cyber threats posed by technological developments are often one step ahead of the users and online intelligence services. Language barriers can be a significant impediment to identifying threats. So, what are the dangers of cyberspace and how can we protect our privacy online?


 2016-10-05  7m