Month: November 2011

Rabies Vaccination Now Required For Cats And Dogs Prior To Entry Into Australia

Rabies Vaccination Now Required For Cats And Dogs Prior To Entry Into Australia

Hi All, not done many articles on the pets front for a while however thought these new regulations would definitely be worth a mention. From the 1st Jan 2012 new regulations come into effect regarding cats and dogs entering Australia. From the AQIS Website From 1 January 2012, cats and dogs from the UK, Malta, …

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457 Visa’s To Be Fast Tracked By Australian Government

The Government is looking to attract more skilled overseas workers by fast tracking changes to the 457 visa system reports ninemsn The federal government is also doubling the period of time – to six years – that some businesses can qualify to apply to sponsor workers. Immigration Minister Chris Bowen said on Wednesday he was …

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13 Times More Illegal Immigrants Arrive By Plane Than By Boat - Optimized blue ocean1 - Getting Down Under asylum seekers, bob birrell, Home, immigration authorities, migration expert, Times, working visas

13 Times More Illegal Immigrants Arrive By Plane Than By Boat

I came across an interesting read over at Adelaide now this morning. Apparently there are enough illegal immigrants living in Australia to fill a large regional city, and nearly all of these 58,400 people arrive by plane. Put another way, there are 13 times more illegal immigrants than there are asylum seekers in detention who …

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Skills Shortages in WA as Eastern States Draw In The Crowds

New figures released by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship indicate that despite the skills shortage and employment opportunities in Western Australia, the majority of skilled migrants are choosing to settle in the Eastern states. The Australian Government’s plan to target skilled foreign labour to the Western Australian mining industry has been dealt a blow …

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