Archive for May, 2013

the OECD Better Life Index named Australia as the happiest country in the entire…

Wednesday, May 29, 2013@ 9:28 AM
Author: Arrive Australia Migration Services
the OECD Better Life Index named Australia as the happiest country in the entire world, based on factors such as civic engagement, life satisfaction and quality of health.

According to the Index, Australia has one of the strong senses of community of all developed nations

http://www.oecdbetterlifeindex.org/#


OECD Better Life Index
www.oecdbetterlifeindex.org
By guest author Organisations increasingly seek to enhance their business ‘intelligence’, better inform the decisions they make, assess the impact of the
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Tougher penalties for employers who hire workers who are not entitled to work…

Tuesday, May 28, 2013@ 11:07 AM
Author: Arrive Australia Migration Services
Tougher penalties for employers who hire workers who are not entitled to work in Australia.

The Minister for Immigration has advised that from 1st June 2013 employers who hire, refer work or sub-contract workers who are not legally entitled to be employed in Australia can be issued with infringement notices and civil penalties that will range from $3,060 to a maximum $76, 500 per illegal worker.

Employers can check employee work rights on the governments 'VEVO' website
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457 VISA PROGRAM IS MORE THAN TEMPORARY Migration Council Australia have releas…

Friday, May 24, 2013@ 11:35 AM
Author: Arrive Australia Migration Services
457 VISA PROGRAM IS MORE THAN TEMPORARY

Migration Council Australia have released a landmark report on the 457 visa program

Four out of five multinational companies are using 457 visa holders to train and develop Australian workers
Over 70 per cent of 457 visa holders intend to become permanent residents in the future.’
‘457 workers have a high level of job satisfaction, demonstrating that they are integrating well into the Australian workforce.’

http://www.migrationcouncil.org.au/news/media-releases/457-visa-program-is-more-than-temporary/
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Arrive Australia Migration Services’s Facebook Wall 2013-05-23 16:28:49

Thursday, May 23, 2013@ 4:28 PM
Author: Arrive Australia Migration Services

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Arrive Australia Migration Services’s Facebook Wall 2013-05-20 11:38:20

Monday, May 20, 2013@ 11:38 AM
Author: Arrive Australia Migration Services
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Irish Australian Chamber of Commerce
Bookings for our Melbourne leg of the ESP supported Business Briefing on Migration and Visas this Wednesday will be closing soon. Places must be pre-booked at: https://irishaustralianchamberofcommerce.worldsecuresystems.com/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=100474
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Australian Budget 2013-14 reveals: Total Migration Program numbers remain unch…

Wednesday, May 15, 2013@ 8:56 AM
Author: Arrive Australia Migration Services
Australian Budget 2013-14 reveals:
Total Migration Program numbers remain unchanged at 190,000;
Skilled Program down by 700 places to 128,550;
Family Program up by 700 to 60,885;

http://www.budget.gov.au/2013-14/content/at_a_glance/html/at_a_glance.htm


Budget 2013-14 - Budget at a Glance
www.budget.gov.au
The Government has a clear path to return the budget to surplus by 2016?17 while supporting jobs and growth and building a stronger economy, a smarter nation and a fairer society.
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looking forward to this

Monday, May 13, 2013@ 6:14 PM
Author: Arrive Australia Migration Services
looking forward to this


Sydney Sporting Lunch celebrating the British & Irish Lions Tour
irishchamber.com.au
The Irish Australian Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Australian British Chamber of Commerce are proud to present our 2013 Rugby Lunch in Sydney.
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“A lack of specialists in some areas is constraining economic growth in NSW" “Sk…

Friday, May 10, 2013@ 1:25 PM
Author: Arrive Australia Migration Services
“A lack of specialists in some areas is constraining economic growth in NSW"
“Skilled migration is one way to address these shortages'
The Legislative Assembly Committee on Economic Development will commence an Inquiry into skill shortages in NSW, Committee Chair Mr David Elliott MP, announced today. “A lack of specialists in some areas is constraining economic growth in NSW,” Mr Elliott said. “Skilled migration is one way to address these shortages, and the Committee will be examining the value of skilled migration to the NSW economy.”
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Inquiry into Skill Shortages in NSW The NSW Government has announced it will con…

Friday, May 10, 2013@ 1:21 PM
Author: Arrive Australia Migration Services
Inquiry into Skill Shortages in NSW
The NSW Government has announced it will conduct an Inquiry into skill shortages in the state, and will "inquire into and report on the value and contribution of skilled migration into New South Wales".
The Inquiry's Terms of Reference is as follows:
The Committee has determined to inquire into, and report on, the value and contribution of skilled migration into NSW, with particular reference to regional communities, the public sector and
professional shortfalls. In particular, the Committee will focus on:
• Identifying gaps and areas of need in particular industries, professions and communities; and
• Identifying strategies for government to assist in addressing skill shortages.
http://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/Prod/parlment/committee.nsf/0/BD3C34D2F655B7B3CA257B6500232044
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Visa and Tax Update Thursday | 6:00 pm | 9th May, 2013 Level Fifteen, The Americ…

Monday, May 6, 2013@ 12:38 PM
Author: Arrive Australia Migration Services
Visa and Tax Update
Thursday | 6:00 pm | 9th May, 2013
Level Fifteen, The American Club, 131 Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000

The immigration Minister has just released a discussion paper regarding changes to the 457 visa program.
We’ll be providing a summary of the papers proposed changes with commentary on what employers and employees can expect from changes
Book your seat now at :http://irishchamber.com.au/news-and-events/visa-and-financial-update?goback=.gde_3145867_member_237711623


Visa and Financial Update
irishchamber.com.au
With the rapidly changing migration landscape and the focus of debate surrounding the 457 visa scheme, our board member, John McQuaid of Arrive Australia will present the latest information on the significant changes to employers' responsibilities under the new guidelines. He will be joined by Rae N...
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