Archive for the ‘jobs’ 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...

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...

Tourism Australia’s latest WHM campaign in Europe

Posted on: March 19th, 2019 by Mike Barrow 1 Comment

In Brisbane last Thursday 14 March at the Destination Australia conference Tourism Australia (TA) launched Australia Inc, positioning Australia as the world’s most desirable WHM destination: offering countless work opportunities in [...] 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...