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24 Sep 07

Tasmanian uranium discoveries could mean new boom for Australian immigration

New uranium prospects in Tasmania could mean a whole new region benefiting from Australia's resources boom and new jobs and opportunities for people interested in starting a new life with an Australian visa.
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24 Sep 07

Australian immigration cracks down on fraud

Australia's Department of Immigration and Citizenship has joined forces with the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) to crack down on fraud within the Australian immigration system, protecting genuine Australian visa applicants.
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20 Sep 07

Microsoft: Australia is a land of opportunity

The Microsoft Australia's Partner Conference 2007 on Queensland's beautiful Hamilton Island this week focused on a theme of Australia as a land of opportunity. Amidst the hype of new product range launches, attendees highlighted the pressure felt by clients because of the tight labour market. Britons interested in Australian immigration can take advantage of the skills shortage being felt across Australia.
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19 Sep 07

Investment bank challenged by Australian skills shortage

Many organisations in Australia, including investment bank JPMorgan, are continuing to be challenged by the country's skills shortage. There are significant opportunities for experienced banking and IT people who have an Australian visa.
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19 Sep 07

Employment boom in Australian Capital Territory needs Australian immigration

Australia's capital Canberra and the Australian Capital Territory state are desperate for Australian visa holders to address skills shortages in all areas. Catherine Carter, executive director of the Property Council of Australia for the ACT, writes in City News: "The ACT is experiencing an unprecedented building boom, created mainly by [government] expansion and set to continue in the immediate future."
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17 Sep 07

Western Australia looks to Australian visas to address severe shortage of council workers

The skills shortage in Western Australia has reached such serious levels that local authorities are contemplating having to reduce services because they haven't been able to find sufficient staff. The negative effect of the shortage of skilled workers is driving councils and businesses to recruit overseas for people interested in Australian immigration or Australian visas.
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17 Sep 07

Australian skills shortage 'the number one issue for business'

The skills shortage is the "number one issue for business", Australian Industry Group chief executive Heather Ridout said today. "This issue is not going to go away for Australia, it's going to be here for a number of years," she said. People considering Australian immigration can take advantage of the tight labour market to build a new life with an Australian visa.
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14 Sep 07

New citizenship test for Australian immigration passed through parliament

The legislation introducing the new Australian immigration citizenship test was passed through parliament today. It is now expected that the test will commence on October 1st.
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14 Sep 07

Australian visa holders successful: Immigration Minister

Australian visa holders find work quickly in their first year in Australia, according to new research released by the Ministry for Immigration and Citizenship. The third Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Australia shows that employment among skilled migrants increased from 91 per cent after six months to 97 per cent after they had been in Australia for 18 months.
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13 Sep 07

Mining companies battling to hire skilled mining workers

Australia's resources boom continues to provide opportunities for skilled workers with an Australian visa, as the metal, oil and gas sectors compete to hire and retain skilled people. Growing production and significant expansion plans are great for the economy but rely on attracting skilled workers from other parts of Australia and from Australian immigration.
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13 Sep 07

Health worker shortages in South Australia: reliant on Australian immigration

South Australia is reliant on overseas-trained doctors with Australian visas, the health minister said at a gathering of health and workforce planning experts in Adelaide this week.
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