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The Upcoming Australian Election

A pandemic, war in Europe, and more locally, bush fires and floods – it doesn’t...
April 22, 2022
Hamish
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Who’d be a politician?

Who would be a politician? For some reason there is plenty who would. It is...
April 15, 2022
Iain MacLeod
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Honesty in an Election Year?

The budget announcement regarding migration last week was a welcome boost to the skilled migration...
April 8, 2022
Myer Lipschitz
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Tap on Tap off

It’s easy to turn the migrant tap off. However, when you want/need/are begging for the...
April 1, 2022
Iain MacLeod
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I am not buying it if it’s not on the list

These words are frequently muttered by my wife as she leaves the house on her...
March 25, 2022
Myer Lipschitz
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Coming Home to New Zealand

Good things come to those who wait. So counselled my dearly departed mum. Well, we...
March 18, 2022
Iain MacLeod
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Other Critical Worker Announcement

As pressure mounts on the NZ Government to allow more skilled workers to cross the...
March 14, 2022
Iain MacLeod
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The Larrikin

On Saturday Australia woke up to the tragic news that Shane Warne had passed away...
March 11, 2022
Myer Lipschitz
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When Opportunity Knocks

The Southern Man takes a break this week as he packs his suitcases (and hopefully...
March 4, 2022
Iain MacLeod
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A Week with the Accidental Migrant

I recently caught up with the accidental immigrant, my business partner Iain MacLeod in Noosa...
February 25, 2022
Myer Lipschitz
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Work Visa Changes For NZ

It is really interesting that my predictions of New Zealand moving to a more micromanaged...
February 18, 2022
Iain MacLeod
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Welcome

Welcome, Salut, Ahlaan bik, Huanyíng, Willkommen, Bievenido Australia says welcome back to you all from 21...
February 11, 2022
Myer Lipschitz
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NZ Border Reopening Plan – The Fish Hooks

The New Zealand border is, in a staggered way, opening up between now and October....
February 4, 2022
Iain MacLeod
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Tennis, Visas and No-Vax

“Australia really knows how to return a Serb” was a joke (meme – I never...
January 28, 2022
Myer Lipschitz
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The Accidental Migrant – Me

In some respects, life is like trying to swim in a fast flowing river. There’s...
January 21, 2022
Iain MacLeod
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Exemptions

This is my last post (can you hear the lone bugler?) and while I was going...
December 17, 2021
Iain MacLeod