“If there is a better rate on International wire transfers, we have not seen it!”
Members of The Australian Community transfer millions of dollars every year for business and personal needs. Based on this volume, a preferred rate on International wire transfers has been negotiated with OFX.
Continue reading “Find out how much you could be saving through The Australian Community’s Preferred FOREX Rate.”
Since our Inception, The Australian Community has held a commemoration for the Ten Australians who perished on September 11, 2001.
On September 15, 2018 we again commemorated these fallen Australians with a flag raising ceremony at Bowling Green in NYC.
Continue reading “Commemoration for the Ten Australians of 9/11”
The challenges that face Australians living in the US are constantly evolving. Our Yammer private enterprise social network is the perfect platform to access, and share knowledge with other Australian professionals no matter where they are in the US!
The Australian Community is a 501(c)(3) registered public charity whose mission is to connect Australians through social, professional and charitable initiatives. Since its inception in 2011, we have assisted more Australians overcome the challenges of living in New York than any other public charity.
As we enter our eighth year, we are now using the lessons learned in NYC to assist Australians overcome many of the same challenges across the USA.
Continue reading “10 Reasons to Connect with our Yammer Private Enterprise Social Network”
It is a known fact that thousands of Australians obtain Green Cards and U.S. work visas every year. Most have a credit card, and some have mortgages on their Australian property.
However, one of the main challenges facing these Australian expats every year is how to open a Bank account, let alone access U.S. credit without a U.S. Credit Score.
The simple reality is that no credit score is almost the same as a bad credit score! Thousands of Australians who arrive in the U.S. experience the frustration of a zero credit history, and without a social security number, the inability to open a bank account! Continue reading “How to Access U.S. Credit – Even before you arrive in the U.S.!”
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 “10 Questions asked by Australians Living in New York”
From 1 July 2017, based on your worldwide income for the 2016–17 income year some Australian Expats must begin repaying their student loans.
There is naturally confusion about who has to repay and how much so here are answers to the Top Five Questions being asked by our Members.
Continue reading “Confused about the new ATO changes for Expats with Student Loans?”
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 “10 Reasons to Join The Australian Community”
Finding better ways to connect Australians living in the US is core to our Mission. Therefore, we are very pleased to announce our latest initiative: The Australian Community Mentoring Initiative.
The Australian Community already has programs to assist our members with overcoming many of the challenges of living in the US. The Australian Community Mentoring Initiative is the next step in assisting our members accelerate their careers to the next level.
Continue reading “Announcing The Australian Community Mentoring Initiative”
In response to companies wishing to better connect with The Australian Community’s events, and expat services for their Australian employees, we have good news!
Our Corporate Membership classes promote closer engagement between sponsors and thousands of Australians in the US. We also provide bespoke in-house seminars to educate Australian employees on overcoming the challenges facing expats living in the US.
Sponsors also receive benefits including access to our private Yammer social network, professional introductions, and complimentary tickets to our member-only events. Continue reading “Announcing The Australian Community Corporate Sponsorships!”