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  1. Visas and immigration
    Australia is highlighting the contribution made by refugees who have made a new life in the country to mark World Refugee Day. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) says that Australia has history of resettling refugees and people in humanitarian need, and recognise the...
  2. International Travel
    Australia continues to prove popular with people from all over the world with the latest data showing that there were 796,700 international visitors during February 2016. This is an increase of just over 10% compared to the previous year, according to the figures from the Australian bureau of...
  3. International Travel
    Australia is a popular country with people from Asia and now new research shows that many of them head to Melbourne. Research from the University of Melbourne shows how the city's international airport has recorded a steady increase in the share of travellers to and from Asia. Those routes make...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Hi there, I have a good friend of mine that would like to migrate from China, on a provisional business visa initially with the intention to continue in Australia longer term. He is a small property developer in china and would like to start up a property development business in Australia as...
  5. Business and investment
    Australia's Qantas Airways is setting up two new airlines in Asia as part of a new five year plan which involves moving part of its focus to countries where there is more demand from passengers. The move to increase its presence in the world's fastest growing aviation market will see loss...
  6. Jobs and work
    Two of Australia's biggest banks have angered unions by confirming that they plan to send more jobs overseas. Westpac and ANZ are planning to move 250 jobs overseas to centres in India and other Asian countries in the latest round of outsourcing. The jobs include mortgage operations and debt...
  7. International Travel
    Australia is more popular than ever with people from Asia and is regarded as being a key driver of visitor growth. Figures show that there has been double-digit growth from North East Asia, South East Asia, India and Japan. 'The latest international arrival figures continue to highlight the...
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