Getting ready to nurse in Australia can be a daunting and time-consuming process. Unfortunately it’s not as easy as just jumping on a plane. The two most important, time-dependant elements of the process are – organising your Australian working visa and obtaining AHPRA registration.
Not really sure how to start planning your trip? One of the first things you need to decide is how long you’re wanting to nurse in Australia for. The next step is determining how long you want to actually spend in Australia, travelling and
Hey! My name is Cassandra, I’m a Registered Nurse working in A&E from Canada. How long have you been in Australia for? What was the hardest part in getting organised to come and Nurse in Australia? I have only just begun my Australian adventure!
South Australian local Dan March shares some of his favourite places in SA – there are so many treasures, you’ll need to live there to experience it all! South Australia is fast becoming a hotspot for places to visit for 2017, and has earned
Hi my name is… Kelly! I’m 27 and grew up in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia. I have been a Registered Nurse since 2011 and have also completed post graduate study in Emergency nursing and Mental Health nursing. After university I worked for a
Understanding how nurses are employed in Australia is important when planning your working holiday. Nursing in Australia, like any country, can be done on a range of terms of employment. It’s possible to choose the flexibility of day-to-day work – or you can also
USA student Christine is currently attending nursing school at the University of Tampa, Florida. With travel nursing as a goal, Christine asks a few questions about the possibility of nursing in Australia. How much experience is required? The more experience you have, they better
Heya, my name is Áine and I’m an Irish nurse working in Australia. I normally work in general surgical and medical wards so there’s a lot to see. What made you want to nurse in Australia? And are you enjoying it? For me, I
AHPRA advises that the standard timeframe for the assessment of a complete application from overseas, is 4-6 weeks. However… Don’t forget to take into account the following factors which can significantly add time to the entire process. The time it takes you to gather
Before spending money on working visa’s and Australian nursing registration fees, it’s important to determine exactly what you want to get out of the experience. Perhaps you’ve always had a burning desire to travel the East Coast of Australia in a campervan, or have