February 2011

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  • Australia Australia The Land Down Under

    More IT Professionals Needed Say Australian Recruiters

    Looming skills shortages in Australia are fuelling the desire for overseas IT professionals, recruiters say. IT recruitment firms say there is now a greater preparedness from companies to sponsor overseas IT professionals, particularly because if work starts on the National Broadband Network all available talent will be sucked up by the project. The trend comes […] More

  • Student Visa Applications Continue to Fall - Australia-Visa, china australia, Fall, global financial crisis, student visa applications, Visa, visa processes - Optimized blue ocean1

    Student Visa Applications Continue to Fall

    Data released yesterday by the Australia Department of Immigration shows that the number of international students choosing to come to Australia continues to fall. Australia Visa applications from potential students outside Australia fell 32 per cent in the final six months of last year compared with those of the same period in 2009, which in […] More