Free dating sites in melbourne australia weather
These are supported by a growing Thai media network including a radio service and a Thai language newspaper.
The Thai-Oz was launched in 1990 and now has a circulation of about 7,000 covering local, Thai and international news.
Many Thai women (and some men) use employment in Thai restaurants as a stepping stone to a new life and possibly marriage down under.
There are ongoing and disturbing reports of Thai women being lured to Australia to work in the sex industry but these numbers are said to be declining thanks to a robust government immigration policy, police enforcement and stiff jail sentences being handed down to those convicted of exploiting vulnerable Thai women.
The links between Australia and Thai women have changed dramatically over the past 10 years alone and it is now a very different picture to the stereotypes of the 1970s and 1980s.
The emergence of the internet and new social influences such as dating sites and new lifestyle factors has led to a growth of the Thai community throughout Australia uniquely influenced by Thai Women.
At the same time, many Australian men have relocated to Thailand and the internet itself has forged a growing set of relationships between the two countries.
The western lifestyle of Australia, the distinctive Thai lifestyle and the relative proximity of both countries has brought about an exchange of relationships which has been empowered by the internet and particularly by Thai dating and social networking sites.
Cityswoon holds the Guinness World Record® for the World’s Biggest Blind Date.
The Thai community is also supported by a network of Thai Buddhist temples all linked with mother Temples in Thailand.
One of these caused quite a stir, just this week, when a Buddhist temple in Perth was cut off for violating a ban on the ordination of women.
Like people from all over the world, Thai women and men continue to flock to Australia.
Many Thai students see Australia as the ideal location to learn English and pursue third level education, while other Thai women and men seeks work in Australia still expanding economy including the flourishing range of Thai restaurants spread throughout Australia.