Archive for the ‘88 days’ Category

Backpacker industry responds to ACTU negativity on WHV

Posted on: January 22nd, 2019 by Mike Barrow 8 Comments

In response to the ACTU attempting to influence the Labour Party regarding the WHV, the backpacker industry has responded in a positive way. Backpacker Operators Association NSW (BOA) and Adventure [...] read more...

Serious threat to the WHV by the ACTU

Posted on: January 22nd, 2019 by Mike Barrow 2 Comments

Labor and the union movement has sparked a pre-election war with farmers over its plan to restrict access to working holiday maker visas. From The Daily Telegraph: The Australian Council [...] read more...

Australian Chamber of Commerce comes out swinging on behalf of the WHV

Posted on: January 22nd, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Australia’s peak body of tourism organisations, Australian Chamber-Tourism, is concerned by reports today that the Unions would be applying strong pressure on a possible Labor Government to wind back the [...] read more...

NSW Central Coast soon to get WHV restrictions lifted

Posted on: January 8th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Regional Development Australia, Central Coast, (RDACC) has applauded the decision by the Australian Government to address working holiday visa restrictions to help address the critical labour shortage facing Australia’s agricultural [...] read more...

Permanent migration to Australia? Yes, but read on…

Posted on: January 8th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The Federal Government has opened a gateway for foreigners with basic farm or hospitality skills to move permanently to Australia on a work visa. Key points: New local migration deals [...] read more...