If you look at any successful organization, at its core you will find the company handbook. It details policies and procedures for any new employee joining the company, and is the culmination of years corporate knowledge captured within the organization – So why not have a instruction manual for Australian expats moving to the US?
Have you ever wondered if USCIS handed out a book to anyone arriving in the US on a work visa on all of the traps for young players, how much of an asset it would be?
Well, wonder no more because The Australian Community is producing a book “Moving to the US for Aussies” Continue reading “Moving to the US for Aussies: The Book”
There has been a great deal of chatter on social media that if you are an Aussie professional worker, then the streets of New York are paved with gold. The Department of Homeland Security’s latest data is separating fact from fiction.
Ask any Aussie visiting New York and they will tell you that NYC is one of the most “Australian Friendly” cities in the World.
You can now buy a flat white coffee on nearly every corner, Tim Tams are sold in Target, and you can have a meat pie delivered to your door. For the cost of a subway ride you can access more than two dozen Australian establishments serving everything from Barramundi to Vegemite on toast.
Most people attribute the “Australian invasion” to the E-3 visa, however the most recent data from the Department of Homeland Security is telling us that this is nothing more than a myth. Continue reading “How many Australians are living in New York? V2.0”
On Wednesday June 14, 2017 The Australian Community held a private networking event at Bluestone Lane’s DUMBO location in New York to record a video of the Top 10 Questions asked of The Australian Community.
Some of the answers captured in the thirty minute video revealed a number of common mistakes (and incorrect assumptions) made by Australian expats living in New York and the broader US. Continue reading “The Top 10 Questions asked by Australians Living in New York”
Diving into the deepest end of the most shark infested pool on the planet may be no brainer when it comes to taking your career to the next level. However, without a social or professional lifeline, you are going to face some serious challenges.
The Australian Community is a 501(c)(3) public charity whose mission is to connect Australians living in the US through social, professional and charitable initiatives.
Continue reading “Top 10 Reasons to Join The Australian Community”
Since our Inception, The Australian Community has held a commemoration for the Ten Australians who perished on September 11, 2001.
On September 17, 2016 we commemorated these fallen Australians with a historic flag raising ceremony at Bowling Green in NYC.
Continue reading “Historic Australian Flag Raising Ceremony at Bowling Green in NYC.”
Since the new Administration has signaled sweeping changes to the US’s policy on immigration, The Australian Community has been approached by many of its members who are concerned that the E3 visa may be abolished.
Clearly they are concerned about the potential economic and social impact that this will have on thousands of Australians living and working in the US.
Continue reading “Top 5 reasons why the E3 visa is not going away anytime soon.”