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

Posted by jaypee 44 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 48 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 49 days ago Australia
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.- 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 104 days ago Australia
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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 114 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 124 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 152 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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NT's Ichthys project: move to relax 457 visas 'an attack on young unemployed'

Posted by jaypee 170 days ago Australia
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Employers in the Northern Territory are to be given concessions for employing foreign workers to fill a labour gap created by the $34bn Ichthys gas project but the Greens and trade unions have labelled it an attack on young unemployed Australians.

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