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Engineers Self Regulate to Protect Against Foreign Workers
Business
Wednesday July 22 2015

Engineers Self Regulate to Protect Against Foreign Workers

As a wave of foreign workers continues to flood into local markets, the engineering profession in Australia is moving to set up a registration scheme which...

17 Illegal Construction Workers Face Deportation
Business
Friday May 1 2015

17 Illegal Construction Workers Face Deportation

Seventeen foreign workers have been detained face possible deportation after being found to work illegally on a multi-residential construction site in Brisbane.

Govt to Announce 457 VISA Changes
Business
Wednesday March 18 2015

Govt to Announce 457 VISA Changes

The federal government is expected to confirm whether it will relax English-language rules for skilled migrants under a review of the 457 visa scheme.

Foreign Workers Paid $4 per Hour: Construction Union
Business
Thursday January 29 2015

Foreign Workers Paid $4 per Hour: Construction Union

Foreign workers on a building site in regional New South Wales are being exploited and paid as little as four dollars per hour, the nation’s leading...

Engineers, Unions, Slam Foreign Worker Visa Proposal
Business
Wednesday January 7 2015

Engineers, Unions, Slam Foreign Worker Visa Proposal

A leader in the engineering sector in Australia has joined unions in slamming proposals to water down requirements relating to Australia’s foreign worker visa program, saying...

Foreign Worker Plan to Boost Aussie Jobs
Business
Wednesday September 3 2014

Foreign Worker Plan to Boost Aussie Jobs

A new program allowing foreign workers to fill regional skill shortages will boost rather than undercut jobs for Australians, the government insists.