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  1. Jobs and work
    As Australia gears up for more major changes in visas and citizenship application standards, it is suggested that it is wrong to suggest that migrants take jobs from young people. For several years various employment groups, industry associations and the Government has claimed that too many...
  2. Visas and immigration
    Australian immigration minister Peter Dutton wants integration to be a key component for applicants for citizenship but new research suggests most immigrants are already doing so by getting a job. Some 65% of Australia's 1.7 million recent migrants and temporary residents who have arrived in...
  3. Jobs and work
    Newly arrived migrants and refugees in Australia studying English need help and support to get on the jobs ladder, new research has found. They often struggle but with adequate support they can integrate and find a job but the study found that they end up relying on family or other contacts...
  4. Visas and immigration
    More must be done to end migrant worker exploitation in Australia, especially with regards to worker safeguards in trade agreements, it is claimed. The Migration Institute of Australia is asking all political parties currently campaigning in the run up to the general election in July to commit...
  5. Visas and immigration
    It looks unlikely that plans to allow businesses in Australia to employ specialist professionals from overseas without a temporary 457 visa will go ahead. The proposals was first muted in 2014 in a paper published by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) but not much has...
  6. Visas and immigration
    Australia needs 250,000 migrants a year to boost the economy in the next five decades and reducing net migration is a dangerous step to take, according to a new report. In its latest forecast report, the Australian government said it expects the number of people moving from overseas to work and...
  7. Visas and immigration
    According to a draft report from the Productivity Commission, tougher penalties are needed to protect overseas workers in Australia from businesses that exploit them in terms of working hours and pay. The report notes that permanent and temporary overseas workers face higher risks of...
  8. Visas and immigration
    Skilled and business migrants are increasingly looking to settle in South Australia and officials are expecting a record year. There has been a significant increase on the number of visa nominations. In 2013/2014, some 2,226 skilled migrants and 130 new business migrants were nominated by the...
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