overseas workers

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Australia-China free trade agreement will create jobs says migration institute

August 31, 2015 Jobs in Australia

Australia’s new free trade agreement with China is set to create job opportunities for overseas workers and people in the country, according to migration agents. The bilateral China Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) is already the subject of controversy with claims that it will allow Chinese companies to bring in cheap overseas labour but the […]

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Sydney less expensive for expats, global cost of living survey shows

July 7, 2015 Money, Business and Finance

Sydney is much less expensive for expats than it has been in the past, ranked number 57 in the world, according to a global cost of living survey. This is down from last year’s 38th spot and the previous year’s 17th position. And within the Asia Pacific region Sydney is the 30th most expensive location, […]

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Australian farming presents opportunities for overseas workers

August 4, 2011 Jobs in Australia

Overseas workers are used by nearly every single industry in Australia from manufacturing to mining, as Australian businesses need migrants to supplement their labor force. One of Australia’s largest and most historic industries is agriculture but few potential workers from overseas realize that it is a good source of employment and the industry want to […]

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Australian employers look for more overseas workers as unemployment falls

December 14, 2010 Jobs in Australia

Falling unemployment in Australia means more opportunities for overseas workers as some parts of the country face an unprecedented skills shortage, it is claimed. The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that Western Australia has the lowest unemployment rate in the country. The unemployment rate in the state has fallen to a […]

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Australia sees a steep decline in number of people arriving to work from overseas

December 13, 2010 Jobs in Australia

Concerns are being voiced about a steep decrease in the number of immigrants arriving in Australia, with arrivals plummeting to levels last seen in 2004. The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics for overseas arrivals and departures show that net migration to Australia fell steeply with the number of permanent and long term […]

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