As Australia is a very stretched out country, especially compared to Belgium, you might find it convenient to drive a car once in awhile. And to be frank, it is a pity not to do so because Victoria has so many beautiful places to offer.
Finding a job in Australia is not always easy. While there are a number of jobs in high demand, it may take a while before you find employment. Australia is very big on networking and expects applicants to follow Australian guidelines when it comes to resumes and job applications.
You can freely use the internet in most public libraries or enjoy wireless broadband at a number of hotspots around Melbourne and its suburbs. If you want to enjoy a coffee and wifi, watch out: there are several coffee bars that don't offer wifi anymore. However, if you do want to freelance, work remotely or just browse on your phone while sipping your coffee then check out this list.
Before you are allowed to move to Australia or even just to visit the country, you need to get a visa for yourself and your dependants. There are many different categories and it may take a while to find the most suitable option for you. A lot depends on the goal of your visit and your personal situation. A few examples are a student visa, a tourist visa, a working holiday visa, a sponsored visa, ... Be aware that there are certain requirements, fees and restrictions linked to each type of visa.
The articles on this blog are composed by the BCV and are merely based on our own experience. We are no experts in any of the fields, but merely want to give useful tips and references to Belgians seeking to move to Victoria.