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China crisis averted by student visa changes

Posted by jaypee 1087 days ago Australia
http://www.theaustralian.com.au —

Forecasts for international students in China opting to study in Australia are continuing to look grim in the short term. But last week's visa changes announced by the government will help limit the damage in the face of fierce competition from North America.

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Doors to open to semi-skilled migrants?

Posted by jacobo 1088 days ago Australia
http://www.embraceaustralia.com —

Under guidelines published earlier this year, Australian employers may soon be able to import semi-skilled workers from other countries, provided they cannot fill the job from the Australian workforce.

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Hard times in Australia for NZ underclass

Posted by jaypee 1088 days ago Australia
http://www.radionz.co.nz —

The Australian government is worried about a growing number of New Zealanders experiencing hardship in Australia due to immigration changes.

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MUA says more illegal workers to come

Posted by jacobo 1089 days ago Australia
http://news.ninemsn.com.au —

The Maritime Union Of Australia (MUA) says it may expose hundreds more illegal foreign workers employed by contractors after up to 15 people were stood down on Chevron's massive Gorgon gas project.

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Australia to ease visa rules to woo foreign students

Posted by jacobo 1092 days ago Australia
http://thestar.com.my —

MELBOURNE: Witnessing a steep decline in foreigners' enrolment in its universities, Australia on Thursday announced that it would relax some visa requirements to win back overseas students.

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Foreign students to get visa incentive

Posted by jaypee 1093 days ago Australia
http://www.abc.net.au —

The Federal Government says it will loosen some visa requirements for international students in an effort to draw more people to Australian universities.

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No end to asylum policy slanging match

Posted by jaypee 1094 days ago Australia
http://www.abc.net.au —

The Government and the Opposition have used Question Time to continue their attacks on each other's credibility on the issue of asylum seekers.

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PM wins support to keep asylum plan alive

Posted by jacobo 1094 days ago Australia
http://www.smh.com.au —

JULIA GILLARD has stared down her second caucus revolt in a week as she battles to breathe life back into her doomed plan to send asylum seekers to Malaysia.

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