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Plan to relax entry requirements for foreign workers is drawing fire from Australian unions

Posted by jaypee 25 days ago Australia
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Proposals to revamp visa rules for foreign workers will be attacked by the union movement as a "thinly veiled attempt" to give employers a way of sidestepping sponsorship obligations.

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Pinoys in New South Wales urged to remain calm, vigilant amid Sydney hostage crisis

Posted by jaypee 75 days ago Australia
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The Philippine government has called on Filipinos in New South Wales to be calm and vigilant after an armed man took several hostages in a café in Sydney on Monday, shocking the usually tranquil Australian city.

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Pinoy nurses warned vs. email scams promising jobs in New South Wales

Posted by jaypee 79 days ago Australia
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The Australian government has warned nursing graduates in the Philippines against fake job offers supposedly coming from hospitals in New South Wales.

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Australian Catholic migrant office slams new asylum seekers law

Posted by jaypee 80 days ago Australia
http://www.catholicnewsagency.com —

.- The Australian bishops' office for migrants and refugees has termed “unethical” legislation signed into law last week that gives the national government unprecedented powers to deal toughly with asylum seekers.

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457 visa to be reformed; new premium investor visa to be created in Australia

Posted by jaypee 135 days ago Australia
http://www.australiaforum.com —

Australia’s 457 visa programme for skilled migrants is to be reformed with strong safeguards against abuse, the government has announced.

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Asian economies will pull top migrants away from Australia - Immigration Daily News - Migration Alliance

Posted by charlon 145 days ago Australia
http://migrationalliance.com.au — A cumbersome and slow migration process in Australia is potentially causing the ‘best brains’ to look elsewhere with some experts saying that Australia is at risk of squandering the benefits of immigration, reports the SBS. Read More
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Australia Alarms Rights Groups With Deal to Resettle Refugees in Cambodia

Posted by jaypee 156 days ago Australia
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SYDNEY, Australia — Australia signed an agreement with Cambodia on Friday to resettle refugees there, despite strong protests from human rights groups that believe Australia is breaking international laws.

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Cheaper foreign workers under new Federal Government plan

Posted by jaypee 183 days ago Australia
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LABOR has warned bringing in foreign workers on lower wages would reduce Australian wages.

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