Australian Immigration is Crucial to Economic Growth

Australia Immigration Agency

The government officials in New South Wales are trying to pass legislation to allow two million immigrants in the country over the next five years.  The country needs to find a solution to the lost population growth since the global pandemic. Australia’s potential growth rate over the next several years is based on population, participation, … Read more

South Sudan Artist Displays Her Work at Australian Festival

Art Festival

Banksia, the video work of a South Sudanese immigrant to Australia, was commissioned as part of the Rising festival in Melbourne.  Atong Atem used her work to poetically speak to the longer history of African immigration to Australia. She used historical and contemporary narratives of migration and immigrants in the video. Atem said her main … Read more

Employers in Western Australia Are Hiring

Australia Immigration Agency

Western Australia is experiencing a bounce back from the global pandemic that shut down the country.  Companies are hiring, and not only to replace those who left their positions. The health care and social assistance sector is the biggest opportunity in the country right now. The sector entails midwives, dietitians, ambulance drivers, physiotherapists, naturopaths, and … Read more

Increase of Employers Trying to Fill Jobs in Australia

Australia Immigration Agency

A sign that employers are trying to fill open positions in Australia is the increase in job advertisements in the country.  This is a positive sign for the economy, which recently reopened earlier than expected from the pandemic lockdowns. Total job ads increased by 7.8 percent from the beginning of the pandemic. Australian job ads … Read more

Best Places to Work in Australia

Australia Immigration Agency

A list of the top places to work in Australia was recently released.  There are international companies with locations in Australia as well as small start-ups on the list. The number one company is Cisco, an IT and networking company with over 1,000 employees. Cisco Vice-President Ken Boal said, “We’ve improved our results by listening … Read more

Highly Skilled Educated Immigrants Boost Australia’s Economy

Australia Immigration Agency: Skills

The Characteristics of Recent Migrants Survey reported that over the past decade, 79 percent of immigrants relocating to Australia had a bachelor’s degree or higher, and another 13 percent had a diploma or advanced diploma qualification. Of those groupings, 25 percent were in commerce and management, engineering and technologies comprised 19 percent, 12 percent were … Read more

New Australian Citizens Soar by 179,000 This Fiscal Year Up 56%

Australia Immigration Agency: Immigration

Over 179,000 people have been awarded Australian citizenship this fiscal year, an increase of 56 percent from last year There are currently over 80,000 people awaiting Australian citizenship. During the coronavirus pandemic shutdown, over 25,000 people have been conferred citizenship online, the majority from the United Kingdom, China, India, and Pakistan.  Face-to-face ceremonies are not … Read more

Shifting to Renewable Energy Could Create 100,000 Jobs in Australia

Australian Immigration Agency: Renewable Energy

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull sits on an advisory board supporting a climate change thinktank, Beyond Zero Emissions, in Australia The thinktank presented an alternative plan to the government’s gas-fired recovery plan. Beyond Zero Emissions claims a clean electricity grid is on the horizon and several opportunities are accelerating it. Turnbull agreed the opportunity is … Read more