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New arrivals

Adult migrant English program (AMEP)

Provides up to 510 hours of free English lessons to eligible adult migrants and humanitarian entrants.

Department of Industry

Australian citizenship – Becoming an Australian citizen

Provides information about applying, who is eligible, learning about citizenship and celebrating Australian citizenship.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Buying a home in Australia - a guide for new arrivals (PDF 813KB)

A brief outline of Australia's foreign investment policy in relation to residential real estate.

Foreign Investment Review Board

Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB)

The Board examines proposals by foreign interests to undertake direct investment in Australia and makes recommendations to the Government on whether those proposals are suitable for approval under the Government's policy.

Foreign Investment Review Board

Life in Australia – multicultural language booklets

Booklets on life in Australia are available in the following languages: Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Filipino, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian/Bahasa, Italian, Karen, Khmer, Kirundi, Korean, Macedonian, Nepali,Persian/Farsi, Portuguese,Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Tigrinya, Turkish and Vietnamese.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Migrants, refugees and visitors

Provides a range of services to help support refugees and migrant and humanitarian entrants settle into life in Australia.Includes translated publications in many languages for services offered by the Department.

Department of Human Services

Settle in Australia

Information to assist migrants and refugees and humanitarian entrants settling into Australia. Includes places you can contact for help with settlement and practical information for your life in Australia including health, housing, transport and work.

Department of Social Services

Support for new arrivals to Australia

New arrivals in Australia can get some payments and services from the government depending on their residence status. There may be waiting periods and other conditions that new arrivals to Australia need to know about.

Department of Human Services

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