In addition to our coaching sessions I will almost certainly be suggesting other ways by which you can continue to improve your situation too. This may be through reading a book or visiting a website, through joining a networking group or having a coffee with someone I think you have something in common with.
Melbourne and other Australian cities host a myriad of Meet Up Groups for everything from repats to brunch lovers. Find a local Meet Up group that would suit you at www.meetup.com
Other great networking groups are www.doubledrummer.com.au
(who will help you find a local sports team or club to join) and www.getalife.com.au Newcomers Network
hosts monthly drinks and information sessions and the site is packed full of helpful settlement strategies, networking groups and much more besides. It also provides information for people moving to or returning to other Australian cities
South Africans can connect with one another at www.sabona.com.au
or the South African Business Network in Melbourne (search it on www.linkedin.com
Poms can find each other at www.pomsdownunder.com
People of all nationalities can connect both virtually and in person through www.internations.org
who host a fortnightly drinks evening in a cbd location in most capital cities
If you are female and looking for girls to be friends
with, visit www.bemywingman.com.au
you can sign up to receive a fortnightly listing of business events happening in your city
There are also many other culturally based groups such as the Alliance Francaise and all the various Chambers of Commerce - you'll be amazed what's there!