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    Western Australian Population Surges With Australian Visa Holders

    The population of Western Australia increased to 2.5 million people in March this year according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics – with over 60% of the growth due to Australian visa holders. Western Australia is the country’s largest yet most remote state, meaning the state has relied on Australian visa […] More

  • New School Fees For Parents On 457 Visas

    New School Fees For Parents On 457 Visas

    If you have children and are considering a move to Western Australia on a 457 Visa then I’m afraid your journey down under looks likely to be a slightly more expensive one. Following changes flagged in the recent Western Australian budget, from January 2014 a new $4,000 fee per child per year will apply if […] More

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    10,000 new mining jobs means industry turns to Australia working visa

    A new mine in Western Australia will create 10,000 jobs and place additional strain on the already gaping employment gap, meaning the $7 billion mine owned by magnate Gina Rinehart will rely on Australian working visa holders to operate. Roy Hill, project managers for the mine, said 2,000 of the total new jobs will be […] More

  • Education In Western Australia

    Education in Western Australia

    Following on from our overview of Education in Australia, the next article in this series focuses on Education in Western Australia. Education in Western Australia is supervised by the Department of Education and Training (DET), which forms part of the Government of Western Australia. It follows a three-tier system, consisting of primary education (primary schools), […] More