Posts tagged Australian visa

Australia issues 150,000 visas to Ind...

Australia visa

Australia issues 150,000 visas to Indians in 2015-16 program year,the Australian High Commission said that it had issued over 150,000 visas to Indian citizens during the program year 2015-16. It is said to be an indicator of the fact that bilateral ties between the two countries are strengthening rapidly. Harinder Sidhu, Australian High Commissioner to […]

Demands for 457 visa reform reignited...

Australian 457 visa

Australian business groups are reigniting the campaign for 457 visa reform, stating that the time has come to ‘dispel misinformation about the 457 visa scheme….’ In a move likely to create friction with unions over the 457 visa for temporary skilled migrants, business groups are demanding that the government abolishes ‘Labor-era market testing arrangements in […]

Labor plan to cancel Australian 457 v...

Australia 457 visa

Australia’s Labor Party is being warned that offshore oil rigs could be at risk should changes to foreign worker visas, such as the 400 and 457 visas, go ahead. In Parliament on May 2nd, 2016, the Labor Party put forward proposals to cancel the visas of foreign workers in the oil and gas industry. ¬†According […]