Globally Australia is one of the top performers on the international well-being scale. Australians enjoy good housing conditions and high air and water quality. Life satisfaction in Australia is above the OECD average. Australia is ranked one of the safest country in the world on the Global Peace Index and is considered to be one of the safest places in the world to live and travel.

Ranked as the 7th most prosperous country in the world by the Legatum Prosperity index, Australia is a developed and continually prospering nation with high standards of education, health, personal well being, and quality of life.

With more than 28% of Australians born overseas, Australia fosters a diverse and vibrant multicultural society and is considered to be the second “friendliest” country in the world. More than 77% of people who have moved to Australia to work and live say they have integrated well and that it was easy to settle and make friends.