Industry plea for big rise in skilled worker intake… ONE of the country’s most prominent business lobby groups says Australia needs to add an extra 30,000 immigrants to its annual intake to cover growing skills shortages. The Australian Industry Group is urging the federal government to increase the immigration intake from 190,000 this financial year […]

Working Holiday Visa Programme – Fact sheet 49 . Australia’s Working Holiday visa programme establishes arrangements to encourage cultural exchange and closer ties between countries, by allowing young people to have an extended holiday, and supplement their funds with short-term employment. The programme has a special focus on helping employers in regional Australia to meet […]