Archive for the ‘employment’ Category

Governess jobs hard to fill, as outback parents fear their children not prepared enough for high school

Posted on: December 17th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

A profession that laid the foundations for Australia’s first saint, Mary McKillop, is as important today as it was more than a century ago. Key points: Governesses are employed to help [...] read more...

Lure of cities too strong for regional Australia to keep migrants, despite government efforts

Posted on: November 26th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The Government will come face-to-face with history when it launches its new regional migration visas in November. Key points: ANU researchers find newer migrant groups are even more likely to [...] read more...

Working in Australia for $3 an hour — life on the working holiday visa

Posted on: November 15th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

There’s a subclass of workers in Australia being paid as little as $3 an hour, but there’s nothing strictly illegal about their situation. Key points The working holiday visa program [...] read more...

Federal Government should repeal its failed Backpacker Tax

Posted on: November 15th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

AUSVEG, Australia’s peak industry body for the vegetable industry, has called on the Federal Government to repeal the controversial Backpacker Tax in full, following the Federal Court’s decision that it [...] read more...

Perth and Gold Coast embrace regional tags for influx of skilled migrants

Posted on: November 5th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Skilled migrants are now being encouraged to move to Perth and the Gold Coast as the Federal Government grapples with congestion in Australia’s three biggest cities. Key points: Perth and [...] read more...