Working in Australia
Find your place in the sun with Macmahon
Australia has maintained a strong economy and many years of record low unemployment thanks to a strong energy and resource sector. A number of occupations are in demand across a wide range skills.
Macmahon is looking for skilled professionals from around the world to join its operations in Australia.
Relocating internationally is a great personal adventure and Macmahon will help you get started on your journey.
Every personal and family situation is unique and our recruitment representative will be happy to answer questions during the recruitment process. We will discuss the specific details of your relocation package with the offer of employment, however these usually include:
Macmahon will help you obtain a work permit for you and accompanying family members.
To understand more about the immigration process, visas and living in Australia please visit the Department of Immigration and Citizenship: www.immi.gov.au
For instance, it is important to understand that all applicants must qualify for sponsorship under the Temporary Long Term Business Visa (subclass 457) as a condition of employment.
When working in Australia you are required to pay Australian taxation on your earnings. You will need to register for a Tax File Number (TFN) from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). Macmahon will assist you to get you started.
You can visit the ATO's website for more information about the tax system in Australia: www.ato.gov.au
Economy class airfares for you and your accompanying partner and dependants will be provided from your home country.
You will be provided with the shipment of goods, temporary accommodation arrangement, house search, school search and other requirements.
To help plan your move, the following websites provide additional information.
A Great Lifestyle
The Aussie lifestyle is quite something to experience. The country has so much to offer – discover more at www.australia.com/index.aspx
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