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  1. Jobs and work
    With concerns still lingering that the resources sector in Australia could still be vulnerable to a slowdown in demand, the Australian government has announced steps to boost the sector. It employs not just a lot of people from Australia, but expertise from around the world at all levels in...
  2. Jobs and work
    Offshore exploration and its associated industries have long been a magnet for skilled overseas workers, but there have been concerns that the resources industry is declining and with it job opportunities. However, four offshore petroleum exploration permits, representing $297 million in new...
  3. Visas and immigration
    The offshore oil and gas visa situation in Australia has been restored to what it was before June this year, when new rules came into being. The oil and gas industry in Oz currently has $200 million worth of projects on the go The new rules had been put in place by the previous government...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Australia wants to encourage more women into the mining and resources industries and has set aside $440,000 to do so. The money is to be used to extend an e-mentoring program, designed to partner up women working in the male-dominated resources industries, often on remote locations like oil...
  5. Visas and immigration
    It seems likely that new visas will be created in Australia especially for the offshore resource industry for overseas workers employed in the oil and gas sectors. Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Michaelia Cash, revealed at a conference in Perth that the government is...
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