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Deakin's Careers and Employment service is a good place to start looking for a job. The website gives you information about the different types of jobs that you or your family members can apply for, where to look and how to improve your employability prospects.
You should also log into Jobshop to search job listings (casual, internship, graduate) and career events.
Finding suitable employment for oneself or one's spouse/partner is often one of the most important considerations in the minds of all international students. Whilst we understand that finding a job to supplement your income is often essential, we would urge students to consider their financial capabilities carefully before making the decision to come and study in Australia and don't count on finding a job as your only means of financial support.
Finding a suitable job is not easy. Although many students are successful in finding a job while they are studying, many others are not. You must ensure that you have sufficient funds (either by means of a scholarship or through your own self-funding) to meet your costs in Australia. The cost of living here is high and may be much higher than you expect. You should consider that as a single person, the minimum amount of money you will require each month for living costs (excluding tuition fees) is $1500. This is the amount set by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship as the minimum amount required. You should add an extra 30% (minimum) for your spouse and approximately 20% extra for each dependant child. These are indicative costs only and as each individual and family's need are different, so too will these amounts differ - but you should look at this amount as the minimum requirement.
Before looking for work, you need to be aware of the relevant visa conditions concerning work in Australia - both for yourself and your family members.