Archive for the ‘employment’ Category

What is Australia Inc? The new message to WHM from TA

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

WHAT IS AUSTRALIA INC.? ( Tourism Australia’s message to potential Working Holiday Makers). Australian Inc. of course is not a real company but rather a conduit to the (already existing) jobs and experiences offered [...] read more...

Farmer slammed on social media asking backpackers to work for free

Posted on: April 1st, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Farmer Heather Davidson used Facebook to find volunteers to work on her farmMs Davidson is looking for backpackers to work six days a week for freeShe was slammed on social [...] read more...

Bring out the baklava, here come the Greeks

Posted on: March 27th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Young Australians will more easily be able to holiday, work and study in Greece with reciprocal Work and Holiday arrangements set to commence on 1 July 2019. Five hundred places [...] read more...

Regional visa program extended, but farmers unimpressed

Posted on: March 21st, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

An attempt to address worker shortages in agriculture has been dismissed by farmers as “meaningless”. Key points: 18 new occupations announced as eligible for skilled worker visas in regional AustraliaOccupations [...] read more...

Government funding to attract new migrants to regional Australia

Posted on: February 18th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The Federal Government will provide $19.4 million in funding over the next four years to support regional areas to attract skilled migrants. Regional employers and skilled migrants wanting to live [...] read more...