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Working for a year in Oz - August 2013

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1. Posted by Char72 (Budding Member 39 posts) 3y

Hi all,

Myself and my boyfriend are moving to Australia for a year with WHV, we plan on going next August as my boyfriend is training to be a teacher so this is when his course will be finished. We want to settle in Brisbane or Perth for the majority of the year then spend 6 weeks at the end travelling. As he is training to be a teacher he wants to stay in education if possible over there. I have been reading up on it and it looks really difficult to get any kind of work in schools, but cover work maybe the only possibility. I currently work in travel and previously in admin so have a bit more flexibility. Does anyone have any suggestions on whether Perth or Brisbane has the better chance of employment? Also, where is expensive to live in terms of flat rent, general living?

Any advice would be really helpful!!

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3. Posted by afangfang (Budding Member 2 posts) 3y

may i know what nationality u are?

4. Posted by KellieBarnes (Admin 813 posts) 3y

I think you will be better off in Brisbane, both for work opportunities and lower living costs. Look at sites like MyCareer or Seek for the types of positions currently available and also explore the possibility your partner may have a better chance of employment outside of capital cities.