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WA wants more skilled people

9th of November 2012 A new report released by Edith Cowan University has found that numerous Western Australia companies (mining and resource) are still calling out for skilled foreign workers. It stated that “Numerous WA resource companies are forking out between $7000 and $65,000 on each application to bring in an overseas worker on a […]

31 December Deadline Approaching – Don't miss your opportunity!

2nd October, 2012 When DIAC announced on 8 February 2010 the changes they were to be making to General Skilled Migration (GSM), in particular the reduction in the number of occupations on the Skilled Occupation List (SOL), they put in a transitionary period for certain eligible applicants until 31 December 2012. If somebody was the […]

Australian Federation of International Students Day (Melbourne)

21st September 2012 This Saturday will see the 2nd Australian Federation of International Students Day in Melbourne. The event is sponsored by the Victorian Government and has presentations from a range of organisations that help international students including: Victorian Education Minister The Department of Immigration and Citizenship Victorian Police Navitas Community organisations & more Shannon […]

Free study guidance

11th of September, 2012 At EMSA, we specialise in helping  our clients through the entire education process. When choosing a course, it’s important to study something you’re interested in and that will help your future career. We provide free counselling & visa application services for education and also offer free, small group monthly seminars at […]

Tourist visas extended for parents of Australians

11th of September, 2012 The Gillard Government will extend tourist visas for parents of Australian citizens and permanent residents to enable them to visit their family in Australia for longer, the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen MP, announced today. ‘I know that many people are patiently waiting in the queue for a parent […]

Ways to find work in Australia

7th of September, 2012 Australia currently has one of the best performing economies in the world. With low unemployment and skills shortages across many industries, getting a job in Australia can provide you with good prospects for the future. However when looking for a job in Australia, it can be tricky if you don’t know: […]

First round of Skill Select invitations

29th of August The Department of Immigration and Citizenship released their first round of offers on the 1st of August. The first round of offers was extremely small and this is likely due to the issues that immigration has had with the new system and to ensure that everything went smoothly. It is anticipated the […]

Employer Sponsored opportunities explained

14th August 2012 Employer sponsorship is an important part of Australia’s migration program. In the Department of Immigration’s eyes, employer sponsorship is a good fit as it involves: An Australian business that needs an employee An employee who needs a job There are two types of employer sponsorship, both temporary and permanent. Under the new […]

Study + Work in Australia

14th August 2012 Towards the end of last year, the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), announced some changes that are designed to encourage more students to come and study at university in Australia. The streamlined processing of student visas means that students who study a Bachelor or Masters degree for 2 or more years […]

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