Migrants Strengthening Australia’s Economy

An Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has this week announced that migrant tax payers have generated $53.4 billion in total personal income in 2011-12, an increase in real terms of 17 per cent on 2010-11. CEO of Migration Council Australia Carla Wilshire welcomed the report’s findings and said that the …

Government Report Reveals the Importance of Migrant Farmers to Australian Agriculture

A recent study by the Australian Government’s Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation has revealed the importance of migrant farmers to Australian agriculture.  The report shows that immigrant farmers and workers make a major contribution to the productivity of Australia’s agriculture sector. These [migrant] workers bring new skills and overcome …

NSW Entrepreneur Visa Nomination Criteria

NSW Department of Industry – Skilled and Business Migration has announced its Entrepreneur Visa nomination criteria. To be eligible for NSW nomination for the Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188) – Entrepreneur stream, applicants must: meet Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) eligibility criteria submit a business …