When money is so tight that you can’t afford for your children to go to school, and you find it impossible to find a job in your country, working in wealthy countries like Australia and New Zealand can be really appealing.
And work programs like the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility Scheme promise opportunities to experience the Australian way of life.
But what is it really like to work in Australia as part of the PALM scheme?
But once you’ve filled out that registration form and you’ve been accepted into the program, what comes next?
What are the working conditions like? Where do you live and how do you cope with culture shock, loneliness and isolation of working to Australia?
Sistas Let’s Talk finds out what it’s really like to work in the PALM Scheme.