Congratulations on the job Lesley, that's fantastic news. Hope it goes well for Ian.
Originally Posted by fuji70
It depends on the type of contract. You cannot work for the Government on a permanant contract but they will employ you on casual or temporary contracts. I'm on a 475 and have been working for the Gov with families SA since April, initially on a casual contract which next week will be a temporary contract. Not ideal but still gives you an option and will do until permanent residency status secured.. I've seen temporary contract jobs advertised in Gov ranging from 3 months to 2 years, co all's not lost:D
Originally Posted by hopefull
That's reassuring to know! I work with families and young kids in the UK, hoping to do something similar. I'll certainly keep my eyes out on the government web sites.