Archive for the ‘international students’ Category

Traveltalk poll: how many people use physical travel agents?

Posted on: June 4th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Traveltalk asked 500 consumers about their travel booking habits – and the results are in… The relevance of bricks and mortar travel agents in an increasingly tech-focused world is a [...] read more...

Visa overstayers fly under the radar during federal election campaign

Posted on: May 28th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The Gold Coast is a famous destination for visitors from around the world, but its attraction sometimes means people stay a little too long. So while major political parties often [...] 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...

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...

Au Pairs given short change by Fair Work

Posted on: December 20th, 2018 by Mike Barrow No Comments

A recent ruling by Fair Work will likely result in au pairs moving to the miscellaneous award. This decision is threatening the future of the au pair industry, and the [...] read more...