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Australia needs 250,000 new migrants a year: study

Posted by jaypee 85 days ago Australia
http://www.sbs.com.au —

Independent modelling commissioned by the Migration Council of Australia warns about the dangers of reducing net migration.

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Illegal workers targeted in NSW

Posted by jaypee 90 days ago Australia
http://www.news.com.au —

THE people were found working or admitting to working at regional farms, restaurants and small businesses in places such as Bathurst, Forbes, Lithgow and Orange.

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Backpackers, illegal labour cruelling Seasonal Worker Program for islander countries: World Bank

Posted by jaypee 99 days ago Australia
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au —

Ready access to backpackers keen to extend their holiday and a failure to curb the use of illegal labour are to blame for the limited uptake of a Government scheme to encourage farmers to hire Pacific Islanders, a World Bank report finds.

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Illegal workers caught on NSW farms -

Posted by jaypee 106 days ago Australia
http://www.9news.com.au — About 40 illegal workers have been found during a pre-dawn sting at farming properties on the NSW-Victorian border.
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Plan to relax entry requirements for foreign workers is drawing fire from Australian unions

Posted by jaypee 115 days ago Australia
http://www.smh.com.au —

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 165 days ago Australia
http://www.gmanetwork.com —

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 169 days ago Australia
http://www.gmanetwork.com —

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 170 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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