What is the meaning
• Dictionary: Verb (used without object), migrated,
To go from one country, region, or place to another.
Synonyms: move, resettle, relocate.
• Reality: Real things, facts or events, being right here
and right now!.
Start from zero, leave comfort zone, be confronted by
reality, learn from start, courage, fear, emotions,
everything at once.
What to know?
• Information related to work and the marketplace.
• Cultural differences (practical).
• Offer and demand, depending on area of
• Where to find “real” help.
• Depending on personal psychological toolkit
• Tourist ⇏ Migrant
• Maslow's hierarchy of needs (Settlement)
Psychological / Safety / Belonging / Self-Esteem / Self-Actualization
• All is new
• When I realised that nothing I thought went as
• When I realised this is my new life and reality.
• When I stopped believing my own fairytales.
• Swimming / Exercise
• Parks & Barbecues
• Understood the benefit of this change of life
• Being Australian
What was useful
• Skills for All / Special Migrant Services
• Course on Resume and Cover Letter
• Course of interview
• One on one counselling
• Know that someone was there for me
• Commonwealth goverment founded services
• Centerlink / Medicare (eligible clients)