Opinions on Melbourne from a Wife, Mother and Entrepreneur

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The Podcast Interview

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Things Covered

1) Introduction, why and how she arrived in Melbourne Australia

2) Did she arrive in the country with the intention of returning to her home country, Kenya?


3) Impressions on employment and employment opportunities

4) How the Australian labor market accepts Africans and people who have worked in Africa

5) Tips for overcoming initial hurdles you may face in regards to employment.

6) CRUCIAL TIP: Tips for leveraging FREE existing government support and resources when entering the job market

Racism and Race Relations

7) Her impressions on racism in the community and the workplace

8 ) Tips on racism for new immigrants


9) Her impressions on the cultural mix of Australia.

10) What she has gained from the culture of Australia

Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle

11) Comparisons between her ability to maintain a healthy lifestyle in Australia and in her home country, Kenya.


12) Fantastic thoughts on the Australian education system and comparisons with the Kenyan education system

13) Tips for parents raising children in Melbourne in terms of education. Compare this with the way Stella Mwangi aka STL was raised. Definitely worth thinking about taking control of teaching one’s child language and maths and not leaving that up to the State.

Raising Children in Melbourne

14) Challenges and insights

15) The difference in relationship between raising a child in Kenya and in Melbourne.

Websites Mentioned


2) Kip Mcgraph

3) Centrelink

4) Job Network

5) New Enterprise Incentive Scheme

Hope this is of service to you,


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  • By kavita, February 9, 2009 @ 12:29 pm

    im really impressed ! wanna migrate to Australia sooner . want to make my dream come true . thanks

  • By kavita, February 9, 2009 @ 12:31 pm

    wanna migrate to Australia as it is my dream to settle there

  • By Mwangi, February 9, 2009 @ 5:03 pm

    @Kavita: I hope you’ll begin to take the steps to make this dream a reality.

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