Skilled Migration Enquiry 2021

Skilled Migration Enquiry 2021

Australia’s Skilled Migration Program is currently the subject of an inquiry by the Joint Standing Committee on Immigration. Covid-19 has had a significant impact on skilled migration with over 500,000 temporary visa holders having left Australia resulting in significant skills shortages.

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Apprentices’ dropout rate rises: foreign workers needed to fill trades jobs

Apprentices’ dropout rate rises: foreign workers needed to fill trades jobs

New South Wales Skills Minister John Barilaro has highlighted the need for more foreign workers as almost half the nation’s young apprentices drop out of their training.

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Australia in short supply of panel beaters and cabinet makers, but dentists lose out

Australia in short supply of panel beaters and cabinet makers, but dentists lose out

The Australian government added panel beaters and cabinet makers to the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) which means they can apply for a visa under the country’s skilled migration programme.

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