Although the job can be challenging at times, Novem finishes each day with a feeling of satisfaction. In particular, she notes the mutual respect shared by all staff of different backgrounds.
While working as a Midwife in Hong Kong, Novem Man decided she would like to migrate to Melbourne in search of greater opportunities for herself and her family.
Novem was granted a Subclass 482 Temporary Skill Shortage visa and commenced work in Melbourne following her arrival in 2021.
After deciding that Melbourne life was for her, Novem applied for and was granted the Subclass 190 Skilled Nominated visa.
Novem continues to work at Sunshine Hospital providing a high level of care for patients in the maternity ward. She says that although the job can be challenging at times, she finishes each day with a feeling of satisfaction. In particular, she notes the mutual respect shared by all staff of different backgrounds.
The price of real-estate in Melbourne was relatively affordable for Novem and she found she was able to purchase a much bigger home with a garden, compared to if she had chosen to stay in Hong Kong.
Novem and her husband frequent the local playground and swimming pool with their son and have recently visited Phillip Island to see the Little Penguins together.
As Novem and her husband's son is three and a half years old, they look forward to enrolling him in one of Melbourne’s many great kindergartens.
Find out more about the 2022-23 Skilled Migration Visa Nomination Program.