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Large mine projects attract a lot of foreign workers in Australia

One of the largest mining projects in Australia is attracting a lot of skilled foreign workers for certain positions which are difficult to fill from the local job market. The Roy Hill iron ore mining, rail and port project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia has received more than 5,500 applications for work since […]

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Most of the new immigrants in Australia are happy with their life

Most of the time newly arrive immigrants in Australia are happy with their new life, but from time to time there are occasional racism and discrimination. The latest Mapping Social Cohesion Research report, which is Australia’s largest study of attitudes to immigration and cultural diversity focuses on skilled and highly educated immigrants who arrived between […]

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Australia Broadcasting Corporation is ranked as Australia’s best employer

Australian Broadcasting Corporation has been named as a top employer in Australia according to the annual Randstadt awards. It has been followed by Virgin Australia and the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. The purpose of the survey is to give a better idea of those people who want to live and work in Australia, […]

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Australia and Poland will sign a Work and Holiday Visa agreement

Young people from Australia and Poland will soon have the option to work in each others countries with the signing of a reciprocal Work and Holiday Visa agreement. The agreement was made in Warsaw and the Australian minister of foreign affairs – Julie Bishop commented that it represents the growing importance of the relationships between […]

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Australia might introduce premium visa processing service

Tourism Australia has proposed that there should be premium visa processing to people that come to Australia and are ready to pay extra for it. This means that such kind of customers will be able to skip long queues and receive their visas much faster. It is expected that such a move will encourage big […]

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More foreign students choose Australia as their destination

More than 74 000 international students have applied for Australian visas during 2013. This is the highest number in the last five years and show that Australia again has become a preferred destination for international students, after  the country suffered a temporarily decrease in the popularity. Australia became extremely popular as a destination for international […]

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Australian employers will explore possibilities to hire foreign workers

Australian employers will need more help of they are to understand what possibilities are on offer for them when they want to employ people from abroad. Business owners and proprietors in the Northern Inland region are the latest to be offered the opportunity to learn more about employer sponsored skilled work visa options when immigration […]

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Australia will review its significant investor visa program

The Australian Government has announced that it will undertake an internal review of the Significant Investor Visa program. According to assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Michaelia Cash, some significant problems with the implementation of the scheme have emerged that halted the progress of the program. The review of the program will ensure that […]

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Australian employment outlook remains positive

Despite the worries about the pace of the job growth in Australia, the local employers have increased their hiring and it is expected that there will be job places for 22% more employees during the second quarter of this year. According to the survey only 11% of the employers in Australia say that they will […]

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