Justice For Foreign Workers In Australia Under The 457 Visa

Justice For Foreign Workers In Australia Under The 457 Visa

Foreign workers in Australia who have entered on a 457 visa can now receive justice against gross underpayment. The Fair Work Ombudsman has started classifying serious underpayments as racial discrimination cases. This event has dealt a major blow to some Australian employers who are cutting costs. Under this condition, the Australian employers performing this malpractice […]

Australia Still Needs Skilled Immigrants In 8 Major Professions

Australia Still Needs Skilled Immigrants In 8 Major Professions

Australia should still be a popular destination for aspiring skilled immigrants, if reports from Australian government are true. Therefore, the country is in dire need of skilled workers, since there are 8 professional fields with significant labor gaps. Combined with the simple point based visa system, it should be easy to find your chosen spot. […]

Australia tightens noose on ‘undesirable’ immigrants – bars entry

Australia tightens noose on ‘undesirable’ immigrants – bars entry

Refugees and Asylum immigrants have a hard time in Australia as border security and officials ramp up checking and rejections. No sooner than it came under severe criticism for imposing a ‘final departure bridging visa’, Australia is in the news again for making life more difficult for ‘undesirable’ immigrants. As a part of implementing a […]

Australia To Introduce ‘Provisional’ Visa

Getting a permanent residency in Australia might become harder post September 2017. Read more...

Australia To Introduce ‘Provisional’ Visa

Moving to Australia? Your plans to settle there may have hit a nasty curb. The Australian Immigration Department is looking to introduce a provisional visa. New immigrants might have to spend extra time on probation before they can apply for Permanent Residence. The Immigration Department is asking a question to the Australian public through a […]

Foreign Students’ Numbers Continuously Rising in Australia

Foreign Students’ Numbers Continuously Rising in Australia

The overseas education environment in Australia has been largely unaffected as a plethora of foreign students come into the country on a yearly basis. The current report by the official department in charge of migration in the country stated that student and impermanent graduate permits have skyrocketed as more and more students from different countries […]

Premium Investor Scheme introduced in Australia

Premium Investor Scheme introduced in Australia

In a bid to attract foreign investment it has been the policy of both Australia and New Zealand to allow wealthy entrepreneurs gain visas in exchange for large investment.  Australia has for some year had what has been dubbed the ‘golden visa’ which allows those investing over AUS$5m to gain permanent residency. The visas were […]

No visas for fast food workers in Australia

No visas for fast food workers in Australia

The government of Australia has announced that it will be cracking down on the issuing of 457 visas for the fast food industry.  There has been huge political debate surrounding immigration over the past few years and the Australian government is under huge pressure to tighten visa regulations and immigration into the country.  This announcement […]

Australia-Indonesia talks on visa co-operation

Australia-Indonesia talks on visa co-operation

Increasingly tight visa restrictions on Indonesian students wanting to study in Australia have come under criticism from the Indonesian government. Currently in trade and cooperation talks the Australian and Indonesian governments are working on ways to increase cooperation between the two countries and relaxed visa regulations is part of this discussion. Currently Indonesians wanting to […]

Australian Oppostition back higher Visa charges

Australian Oppostition back higher Visa charges

The Australian government has long been under pressure to tighten immigration rules and reduce the numbers entering the country both legally and illegally.   In a new  effort to tackle this pressure Bill Shorten, the leader of the opposition has backed the idea of making employers pay more to bring in skilled foreign workforce to fill […]