Migrants Can Report Work Issues In Their Own Language

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.
Late News
  • 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.

  • Helping Multicultural Jobseekers Find Work

    20:11' 05-10-2016

    Helping Multicultural Jobseekers Find Work

    New initiatives from the Andrews Labor Government will help ensure members of Victoria’s African community have the employment opportunities they deserve.

  • Migrants Warned About Immigration Scam

    01:26' 04-10-2016

    Migrants Warned About Immigration Scam

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning migrants to watch out for scammers pretending to be from the ‘Department of Immigration’, threatening deportation and demanding payment through wire transfers or iTunes gift cards. The ACCC has received 300 reports about this scam since March, with more than $150,000 reported lost.

  • Bridging Visas Make For A Hard Life

    01:24' 28-09-2016

    Bridging Visas Make For A Hard Life

    The cost of living in Australia, for many international workers, is becoming increasingly difficult. Australian legal experts and business leaders are calling on the government to relax the conditions on working visas, and provide comprehensive avenues for appeal for those who are being arbitrarily removed.

  • Boost For Australia's Refugee Intake

    01:11' 28-09-2016

    Boost For Australia's Refugee Intake

    Speaking to the United Nations in New York recently, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Australia would permanently boost its annual refugee intake to almost 19,000. This is almost a 40% increase from 13,750 refugees in 2015-16. He also said Australia would help the US resettle refugees fleeing violence in the South American countries of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

  • Temporary Visa For Parents Of Immigrants

    10:56' 27-09-2016

    Temporary Visa For Parents Of Immigrants

    Assistant Immigration Minister Alex Hawke announced last Friday that the government will start consultations with the public to develop a continuous five-year visa for aged parents of immigrants in Australia.

  • Australia’s Border Protection Policies Save Lives

    03:57' 21-09-2016

    Australia’s Border Protection Policies Save Lives

    Australia remains committed to stamping out the criminal act of people smuggling and preventing deaths at sea.

  • Migrants Do Provide Value

    12:05' 14-09-2016

    Migrants Do Provide Value

    Joseph Caputo, from the Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia, has criticised recent advice in the Australian Productivity Commissions Migrant Intake report, calling its recommendation nonsense.

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