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  • Results Of NAPLAN Suggest Need For Review

    18:05' 08-03-2018

    Results Of NAPLAN Suggest Need For Review

    A researcher in education has found very little change in the scores from ten years of NAPLAN tests.

  • Migrant Business Owners Are Creating Jobs

    20:02' 22-01-2018

    Migrant Business Owners Are Creating Jobs

    A new report by leading insurance company CGU shows hard-working migrant business owners are not only innovative and ambitious, but are also creating thousands of new jobs.

  • Workplace Myths Only Help The Employer

    18:54' 09-01-2018

    Workplace Myths Only Help The Employer

    Whether as a tourist or a student, getting a job in Australia is a great way to learn about the country, meet people and make some extra money. However, some employers try to take advantage of young people from overseas, who are not familiar with Australian labour laws.

  • Language Resources To Explain Workers' Rights

    18:59' 03-11-2017

    Language Resources To Explain Workers' Rights

    Six videos have been developed by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO), to help new arrivals to Australia understand their workplace rights.

  • Migrants Can Report Work Issues In Their Own Language

    19:56' 31-07-2017

    Migrants Can Report Work Issues In Their Own Language

    The Fair Work Ombudsman is making it easier for migrant workers to report workplace issues, by launching its popular Anonymous Report function in 16 languages other than English. The languages include Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian and Filipino.

  • National Workforce Large Because Of Migrants

    13:55' 24-07-2017

    National Workforce Large Because Of Migrants

    A new study has revealed that migration has had an important effect on the Australian workforce. In the past five years, four out of five staff hired have been new migrants. According to population expert Professor Peter McDonald, of the University of Melbourne, migrants have kept worker numbers in Australia from falling.

  • Migrant Jobseekers Valued For Aged And Disability Care

    17:00' 28-06-2017

    Migrant Jobseekers Valued For Aged And Disability Care

    The State Government is helping jobseekers from migrant and refugee backgrounds find jobs in Melbourne’s aged and disability care sector.

  • Early Support Improves Migrant Outcomes

    15:37' 24-04-2017

    Early Support Improves Migrant Outcomes

    Language courses geared to employment can be highly effective in getting migrants from non-English speaking backgrounds into work, especially if the courses are begun soon after arrival, new research has found.

  • Fast-Food 457 Visas To Be Limited

    13:23' 02-03-2017

    Fast-Food 457 Visas To Be Limited

    Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has terminated an agreement which allows abuse of the 457 visa system by employers who run fast-food businesses.

  • Fair Trade In Anybody's Language

    14:48' 25-01-2017

    Fair Trade In Anybody's Language

    Buying a used car is a challenge for everyone, but it can be even more difficult for migrants. Even if there is no language problem, people who grew up in another country will find that some things are done differently in Australia. Its very easy for others to cheat them, or give them the idea that there is nothing they can do.

  • How Useful Are 457 Visa Workers?

    20:01' 14-12-2016

    How Useful Are 457 Visa Workers?

    Australia’s 457 Temporary Worker visa program causes a lot of political debate, much of it questioning how the visa really benefits Australia.

  • Why Australia Shouldn't Stop Immigration

    20:00' 01-12-2016

    Why Australia Shouldn't Stop Immigration

    A recent poll said nearly half of Australians say they want to ban Muslim immigration. Probably, if they were asked about immigration in general, that figure would not be very much lower. As the Treasurer, Scott Morrison, noted: “It would be foolish for anyone to deny that there is concern about immigration in Australia.”

  • Top End Will Benefit From 462 Changes

    14:22' 01-12-2016

    Top End Will Benefit From 462 Changes

    In a joint media release with Queensland Senator Matt Canavan last month, the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Peter Dutton, announced changes to the 462 Work and Holiday visa.

  • 15% Backpacker Tax Nearly Defeated

    13:55' 01-12-2016

    15% Backpacker Tax Nearly Defeated

    After weeks of uncertainty and debate, last week the Turnbull government attempted to pass its bill for a 15% “backpacker tax” for tourists on 412 visas, supported by One Nation and independent SA Senator Nick Xenophon. The bill was defeated on Wednesday, but on Thursday the Government reached a deal with the Greens to pass the 15% tax.

  • Working Holiday Visas To Be Capped

    18:02' 03-11-2016

    Working Holiday Visas To Be Capped

    According to a report released recently by CEDA (Committee for Economic Development of Australia), temporary migration has become the dominant element of Australia’s immigration program”.

  • Better Learning Outcomes For Migrants Closer

    16:38' 12-10-2016

    Better Learning Outcomes For Migrants Closer

    The Australian Government recently called for tenders to improve the delivery of language, literacy and numeracy services for adult migrants and those job seekers who face language, literacy and numeracy barriers to securing a job.

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