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All Not Lost For Chefs and Cooks Following Changes to Skilled Occupation List

Highly qualified chefs and cooks will continue to be welcome in Australia, despite the removal of these occupations from the new Skilled Occupations List, the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Senator Chris Evans, said yesterday. The Minister said the removal of these occupations from the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) would not hinder the industry’s ability …

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New Australian Skilled Occupation List (SOL) finally announced

PLEASE NOTE THE OCCUPATIONS LIST REFERENCED HERE HAS BEEN REPLACED AND IS NO LONGER VALID – For the most current list of Australian occupations in demand. Please CLICK HERE. It’s a little late, however the new Skilled Occupation List (SOL), has finally been released by the Australian Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Evans. The …

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The 2010 Australian Budget and its impact on Australian Immigration Numbers

The Australian Government released their 2010-11 Australian Budget last night and it contained mixed news for wannabe migrants. Within the report, the Australian Government has announced it intends to sharpen the focus of the Australian skilled migration program on key skills shortages. Overall, the Australian Immigration program will remain the current size but the focus …

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Government announces suspension of the Australian Skilled Migration program

In an unexpected move, the Australian Government has announced it will not accept applications for offshore general skilled migration, effective midnight AEST 7 May, until the end of the current program year on 30 June, 2010. The temporary suspension applies to all primary applicants for the following Australian visas: Subclass 175 – Skilled Independent; Subclass …

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