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What makes Australia special
Date: Nov 02, 2012
If you are thinking about embarking on a journey and living in a different country, then why not choose Australia?
Joining your children in Australia
Date: Oct 24, 2012
Many families have grown up children who decide to forge their life's path in another part of the world. And after....
Health insurance and 457 visas
Date: Aug 21, 2012
457 visa holders are required to comply with a number of requirements set out by the Department of Immigration and....
Three stages to 457 visas
Date: Aug 14, 2012
If you are thinking about sponsoring an employee for a 457 visa, it is important to know how the process....
Immigration minister explains EMAs
Date: Aug 03, 2012
There are a number of different criteria that businesses seeking an Enterprise Migration Agreement must fulfil in order for their....
Skilled migration program is on target
Date: Jul 20, 2012
The government's 2011-12 permanent migration program has been delivered on target with the 185,000 available places being filled.
DIAC sheds light on visa labelling
Date: Apr 10, 2012
Visa labels are not required for those travelling to, entering or remaining in Australia, the Department of Immigration and Citizenship....
Student travel to Australia examined
Date: Mar 08, 2012
Why do so many international students choose to travel down under to pursue their tertiary education?
This was the question posed....
New DIAC web portal goes live
Date: Jan 31, 2012
As developments on the new SkillSelect program continue, the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has delivered a new portal....
New growth in Australian job markets
Date: Jan 27, 2012
The shifting nature of Australia's job markets have seen interesting levels of activity over the last year, with CommSec's Craig....
DIAC officers visit Karratha
Date: Nov 30, 2011
A number of developing resource projects in Western Australia have been drawing increased numbers of skilled workers from all around....
The success of the 457 visa program
Date: Sep 29, 2011
During the global financial crisis many Australian businesses found that demand for their products and services suffered a pronounced dip.
Perth receives sponsorship classification
Date: Sep 14, 2011
Perth has recently been included in the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS), receiving a regional classification that affects a number....
New enterprise migration agreements released
Date: Sep 06, 2011
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has released the details on the long awaited enterprise migration agreements (EMAs).
Skilled workers hard to find
Date: Aug 26, 2011
Business award winners have spoken up about the difficulties their industries face when it comes to sourcing labour supplies.
96-year-old will not face deportation
Date: Aug 15, 2011
96-year-old Gladys Jefferson is being offered alternate visa arrangements by department officials after her application for a permanent residency was....
Migrant workers give farmers a hand
Date: Aug 08, 2011
According to the records of the National Farmers Federation, there are over 135,000 individual farms actively used in Australia today.
More illegal worker crackdowns in NSW
Date: Jun 22, 2011
Crackdowns on illegal workers in New South Wales have underscored the importance of ensuring work permits and visas are arranged....
How do EMAs work?
Date: Jun 14, 2011
The new Enterprise Migrations Agreements (EMAs) are among 31 recommendations from the National Resources Sector Employment Taskforce set to be....
New migration blog launched by DIAC
Date: Jun 09, 2011
Employers who are interested in finding out more information about Australia's skilled migration policy may wish to investigate a new....