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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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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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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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Australia introduces Labour Market Testing (LMT) for key 457 visa occupations

| November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Labour Market Testing (LMT) for the Australian subclass 457 visa programme has begun and further details of how it will work have now been issued by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. All applications from 23 November will be subject to the new LMT rules but those lodged before this date will be unaffected. […]

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Why international medical students deserve a place in Australian hospitals

| November 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Professor Lesleyanne Hawthorne writes: Amid Australia’s ongoing doctor shortage, the health system risks losing dozens of Australian-trained, foreign-born doctors because of a shortage of intern places. The Australian Medical Students Association estimates the system needs 182 intern places to ensure all international students can finish their medical training and gain full registration as doctors. […]

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