We’ll cut tens of thousands of immigrants – Little

Migration from the United Kingdom had the biggest increases on a net basis, up 53 percent to 6750, with net South African migration also up 50 percent to 4862. The number of net migrants from Australia dropped to 469, from 1750 a year earlier. China continued to be the biggest source of migrants on residence […]

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Immigration hits record high – again

New Zealand annual net migration rose to a record in July, driven by foreign immigrants, with the biggest groups coming from Australia, Britain and China. Annual net migration reached 72,400 in the year to July, up 3400 on the same period a year earlier, Statistics New Zealand said on Monday. Three-quarters of the record 132,100 […]

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What you need to know about the 457 visa changes

“The most dominant question, complaint or issue raised with the managers, general managers or the CEO was ‘where are your Greek-speaking carers?’,” she said. The organisation was finding there were simply not enough multilingual aged care staff available in Australia. Fronditha rostered at least one Greek speaker to work at all times, but this person […]

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Venezuelans being denied Australian visas due to the country’s...

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has cancelled more than 27,000 visas in the first half of the current financial year, secretary of the department Michael Pezzullo told an Estimates Hearing. Mr Pezzullo told the hearing that the visas were cancelled for a “variety of reasons.” He informed the committee that the DIBP also […]

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The Department of Immigration and Border Protection cancels over...

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has cancelled more than 27,000 visas in the first half of the current financial year, secretary of the department Michael Pezzullo told an Estimates Hearing. Mr Pezzullo told the hearing that the visas were cancelled for a “variety of reasons.” He informed the committee that the DIBP also […]

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