Advance Australia Fair - understanding the    ‘super’

Question How do I claim back my superannuation from Australia? I lived and worked in Australia for just over seven years. For the first two, I was on(...)

Typically Ireland is listed as a top tier country for qualifications, which means it should be a matter of sorting out your paperwork rather than requiring additional qualifications to work abroad.

A new series for Irish Times Abroad focuses on the opportunities for Irish healthcare workers who are interested in moving overseas. Where can they fi(...)

Staff and passengers at Dublin Airport. The number of Irish people on temporary visas in Australia has fallen by almost half in the  past two years.  File photograph: Kate Geraghty

The number of Irish citizens on temporary visas in Australia has fallen by almost half in the past two years due to tighter immigration laws and shrin(...)

Australia’s treasurer, Joe Hockey. From July 1st, 2016, those on working-holiday visas will be taxed at 32.5 per cent from the first dollar they earn. Photograph: Lukas coch/EPA

Australia, which has been steadily falling in popularity as a destination for young Irish people since 2012, might just have taxed itself out of th(...)

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott and Russian president Vladimir Putin cuddle koalas before the start of the first G20 meeting in November 2014. Photograph: Andrew Taylor/G20 Australia/Getty Images

The personal details of world leaders such as US president Barack Obama and British prime minister David Cameron, including passport numbers and visa (...)

A couple watch the  sun set on St Kilda beach in Melbourne. Ireland now accounts for about 8 per cent of all subclass 457 visas issued there. Only the United Kingdom and India get more, but on a per capita basis, Ireland is far ahead. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/Reuters

Eimear Beattie (36) and her husband Anthony (39) made the final decision to move to Australia almost overnight. Things had stagnated in Ireland, Mr(...)

Ready for take-off: the 6,350   working-holiday visas for Canada available to Irish people were allocated within two days. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

At the Working Abroad Expo in the RDS in Dublin this month, mechanics and plumbers lined up alongside bankers and nurses looking for informatio(...)