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02 Oct 07

New citizenship test no problem for Australian visa holders

Australian immigration's new citizenship test started yesterday and the reaction from the first Australian visa holders to take the exam was positive.
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02 Oct 07

Agricultural skills shortages - govt looks at Australian visas

The Australian government is to set up a working group to look into the skill shortages in the country's agricultural industry, pointing to a possible expansion of the temporary Australian visa scheme for people with agricultural skills.
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01 Oct 07

More flexibility for electricians with Australian visas

Australia's skills shortage is taking centre stage in campaigning for November's general election as the government has announced a relaxation of licencing rules for electricians. Electrical contractors with Australian visas will reap the benefit of the new rules.
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27 Sep 07

Small town Australia needs skilled tradespeople with Australian visas

Emergency meetings are being held in Australia's small towns as they struggle to deal with the shortage of skilled trades people and closing businesses as workers are drawn to the booming mining industry in Western Australia. For Britons considering making a new life for themselves and their families abroad there are many job and entrepreneurial opportunities available through Australian immigration.
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27 Sep 07

Australia Needs Skills Expos to attract Australian immigration

Australia is working hard to attract foreign skilled workers to apply for Australian visas. A big Australia Needs Skills Expo is being held in Sydney this weekend in a bid to attract people to consider Australian immigration.
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25 Sep 07

Industries 'awash with jobs' for Australian visa holders

A chronic skills shortage has left some industries awash with jobs and the Australian government is recruiting thousands more skilled workers to take up Australian visas and fill gaps in the labour market, reports the BBC.
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25 Sep 07

Australian immigration on the increase

The Australian population is growing at its fastest rate since 1990, up 1.5 per cent to 20.9 million in the year to March, according to the latest statistics. Australian immigration is driving the growth, with migrants from overseas accounting for 54 per cent of the increase, compared with natural increases of 46 per cent.
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24 Sep 07

Shortage of scientists needs Australian immigration

Not enough is being done to tackle Australia's shortage of scientists, according to a leading academic. Australia needs to plan for more scientists and science professionals through the allocation of Australian visas. It must do this to compete in the international market, which requires technical workers.
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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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