The Re-election of the Liberal Coalition Government – What’s Next for Immigration?

The Re-election of the Liberal Coalition Government – What’s Next for Immigration?

The re-election of the Liberal Coalition Government led by Scott Morrison, was not only a surprise but also a favourable outcome where immigration is concerned. There are many facets of Liberal’s population policy including migration caps, border security and programs to embrace Australia’s multi-cultural diversity. While they are all important issues, one that stands out is providing an incentive for migrants to move to regional areas of Australia. Regional Australia is considered anywhere in Australia outside of Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and Brisbane/Gold Coast.

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Which type of Australian employers are willing to undertake 457 sponsorship?

Which type of Australian employers are willing to undertake 457 sponsorship?

Over the past two years, a tightening of the economy has meant that employers have been able to take their pick from home grown talent rather than sponsor an oversea candidate. But there are still certain roles or types of industries which are in demand in Australia. Companies are still recruiting workers on the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457) which is commonly known as just a 457 visa.

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Don’t exclude Perth from the country’s regional skilled migration program

Don’t exclude Perth from the country’s regional skilled migration program

Dan Engles of Visa Solutions Australia comments on the recently announced plans by Australia’s Labor party to have Perth removed from the Regional Skilled Migration Scheme.

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