Index of Australia Migration, Skills News Updates
Latest changes to the Australian General Skilled Migration programme
- The occupational ceilings have been announced for the 2014-15 year.
- There have been some significant changes to the number of places allocated to Engineers, Accountants, Teachers, IT Professionals, Constructions Trades and Chefs.
Does Australia need more International Accountants?
According to a Monash University researcher, Foreign accountants are being allowed into Australia under a scheme designed more to prop up the lucrative market for international students. The decision by the Australian Department of Immigration to keep accounting on the skilled occupation immigration list has upset many accountants, who say there are not enough jobs and competition for positions is fierce.