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Migration pushes Australia to become the world’s 11th biggest economy

Migration pushes Australia to become the world’s 11th biggest economy

Population growth will help propel Australia to become the world’s 11th biggest economy within a decade, a report predicts. The London-based Centre for Economics and Business Research is forecasting Australia will climb two places on its world economic league table by 2026 from its current ranking of 13. Countries that depend on brainpower to drive […]

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A new record in Australian International Student numbers

A new record in Australian International Student numbers

Australia’s international education industry has strengthened across the board, pushing student numbers to new record levels according to the latest data. But doubts have started to emerge over how long the country can maintain its growth streak. Records continued to fall for Australian international education, but clouds are starting to form, as the country’s reliance […]

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Do you want to migrate to Australia? Victoria releases new Skilled Occupations List (SOL)

Do you want to migrate to Australia? Victoria releases new Skilled Occupations List (SOL)

From 1 July 2017, applications for ICT occupations re-open with new application process. In November 2016, reported about Victorian Government’s decision to temporary stop accepting applications for skilled visa for certain ICT occupations. Skilled visa applications for 11 occupations were temporarily closed by the Victorian Government for certain ICT occupations from 11 November 2016 till 6 March […]

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The skills that will help you emigrate to Australia

The skills that will help you emigrate to Australia

Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has released the new Skilled Occupations List (SOL) for 2016-17. The purpose of the country’s skilled migration programme is to attract “highly employable” people for migration, and it is the most common form of migration to Australia. Australia is one of the biggest gainers through emigration, which is largely […]

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52 occupations may be dropped from Australia’s Skilled Occupation List

52 occupations may be dropped from Australia’s Skilled Occupation List

Fifty two occupations may be removed from Australia’s Skilled Occupation List that identifies occupations for immigration to the country. The SOL is a compilation of occupations for skilled migration for the purpose of meeting the medium to long-term skill needs of the Australian economy. The 52 occupations that have been flagged on the Skilled Occupation List […]

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3 Things to Know About Earning an Undergraduate Degree in Australia / Kelly Mae Ross

3 Things to Know About Earning an Undergraduate Degree in Australia / Kelly Mae Ross

Students are able to work while studying and can earn a bachelor’s degree in three years. Australia sits at a cultural crossroads, with historical links to the West and economic ties to the East. This may, in part, explain the country’s appeal to international students. “You’re getting the best of both worlds,” says Vik Naidoo, […]

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Australia Committed to Streamline Visa System

Australia Committed to Streamline Visa System

According to  Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Peter Dutton, Australia is set to further streamline and the visa system simplified under measures contained in the Budget. Reduced red tape and several initiatives will benefit Australian consumers, international travellers, the travel industry, exporters, importers and visa applicants. The Seamless Traveller initiative will see the roll […]

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New training initiatives for hospitality and tourism sectors

New training initiatives for hospitality and tourism sectors

Restaurant & Catering Australia has welcomed new training and product development arrangements for the vocational education sector announced by the Australian government this morning. R&CA CEO, John Hart says that the announcement serves as a welcome step in addressing the needs of the tourism and hospitality sectors. “The [hospitality] sector is currently experiencing a shortfall […]

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International students love Australia, survey finds

International students love Australia, survey finds

Eighty eight per cent of international students are satisfied or very satisfied with their overall experience, outperforming similar competitor nations. A new report on international students’ experiences has found widespread satisfaction across all survey areas — learning, support on arrival, living and support services — at a rate higher than similar competitor nations. The lone […]

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Australia and NZ Remain Dream Home for Migrants

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gallup’s Potential Net Migration Index reported that Australia and New Zealand remain the ideal migration destination for people around the world among countries in the region. The population for the two countries can increase vastly if these people will be given freedom to live in a country where they wanted, the poll revealed. The intention […]

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