"We have a very good life in Victoria with good opportunities. This is the best place for us."
“Melbourne is a big city without the hassles. It’s sophisticated, diverse and relaxed – and with a skills shortage in its rail industry it’s a great place to step up your career too.”
"I like my job and everyone is very supportive. I have flexible work hours and the conditions are good."
"We are very comfortable here and enjoy the lifestyle in the region. ‘It is a five minute walk to my job, the schools are nearby and everything we need is here."
"My Melbourne friend invited me to his parents’ home for dinner on my first Wednesday here and six years later I’m still there for dinner every Wednesday."
"I think the future is very good. If you are prepared to work hard there are many opportunities here and life is easier."
"I absolutely love my nursing job. I came as an international student, it was a great opportunity for me. I loved meeting the many students of all different backgrounds and now I love working with my new Southern Health family."
"I like challenges so decided to find a place my wife would enjoy, that could benefit my career and give my son more certainty for his future too."
"We wanted a new lease of life, something different. We were living in Hampshire in England and I was travelling to London every day for work - two hours travel each way. Now I travel about 20 minutes and there's no traffic. It's amazing."
"It was so beautiful. It just felt like home. The attitude to life is different here - it's just as professional as the UK but it's more relaxed in the way people go about things. There's less pretense."