Australia has one of the most stable economic, political and social environments in the world. Australia has an open and innovative economy and the Australian Government is committed to maintaining this direction. Strong growth over the past decade has been accompanied by low inflation and interest rates, and a solid productivity performance.
Although Australia is an English-speaking country, more than 4.1 million of its 20 million people speak a second language. Australia offers the familiarity of a Western business culture with a workforce capable of operating in both Asian and Western business environments – Australia has the widest range of native Asian language skills in the region. Australia has some of the most multi-cultural cities in the world.
Australia’s has a very advanced skills and communications infrastructure, and more than 800 international companies have established their Asia Pacific headquarters in Australia to service their customers in Asia. Australia also has a very diverse and broad base of language skills and other capabilities that attract foreign companies – a result of Australia’s diverse multicultural society. Since 1950, more than 6 million migrants have arrived in Australia, and Australia’s population has risen from about 7 million to more than 20 million.
Australia has a spectacular natural environment, multicultural community, world-class food, wine and resorts, and warm friendly people renowned for their hospitality. This combined with Australia’s warm weather and lifestyle makes it one of the world’s most popular migration and tourist destinations.
Australians enjoy a quality of life that is one of the best in the world – our clean physical environment, advanced health services, low cost of living, world-class education and lifestyle combine to make it an attractive place to live. A 2002 report from the Economist Intelligence Unit rated Melbourne (along with Vancouver) as the best city in the world to live. Five Australian cities (Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney) appeared in the top ten of this survey that rated cities against factors such as health and safety, infrastructure and culture and environment.
Let the professional and caring team at Australian Migration & Citizenship Services assist you to enjoy a new future in Australia – the destination of choice for most migrants wanting better academic, professional and business & lifestyle opportunities for themselves and their family.
For more information on Australia see www.australia.gov.au and click on About Australia.