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Outlook is bright for resources and energy sectors in Australia

April 11, 2016 General Information

In recent times a lot has been written about Australia’s resources and energy sectors and whether they can continue to provide jobs as the economy has slowed. However, the latest Resources and Energy Quarterly from the Chief Economist of the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science covering the first three months of 2016 has again […]

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Business groups in Australia call for visa market testing to be a thing of the past

January 15, 2016 Jobs in Australia

Australian businesses are against labour market testing by employers who want to employ skilled labour from overseas jobs while trade unions believe it will just add an unwelcome level of red tape. The issue of labour market testing has been contentious for years, being brought in and them abolished and then considered again by various governments. […]

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Guidelines issued for enterprises seeking foreign skilled workers

September 6, 2011 Australia Immigration

The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has announced the release of the submission guidelines for Enterprise Migration Agreements (EMA), aimed at helping Australian projects that need skilled workers from overseas. A DIAC spokesman said that the guidelines contain all the necessary information for those who wish to make a submission for an EMA. ‘The […]

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