March 2017 - Mygration
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Update To The WA Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme

Just a quick update today on the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme. Skilled Migration Western Australia has announced changes to the following: New applications to certify positions for the RSMS nominations are now being accepted for the following regions in Western Australia: 1: Gascoyne 2: Great Southern 3: Kimberley 4: Mid West 5: Peel 6: Pilbara…

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The Migration History Of Australia

How was Australia settled On January 26, 1788, Captain Arthur Phillip guided a British fleet of 11 ships carrying convicts to the colony of New South Wales, this effectively claims the founding of Australia. Who Colonised Australia Macassan trepangers visited Australia’s northern coasts after 1720, possibly earlier. Other European explorers followed until, in 1770, Lieutenant…

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WA Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme On Hold

Just a quick note today. The Western Australia Government have announced that new applications to certify positions for the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme are temporarily suspended. The Western Australian skilled migration occupation list (WASMOL) is also currently under review.  While this review is underway intending migrants will not be invited to apply for Western Australian…

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Ageing Population Contributing To Immigration

Treasurer Scott Morrison has downplayed calls for Australia’s immigration intake to be lowered. In Western Europe and Japan, there is a shortfall in people being born to replace people dying making economies unable to replace people leaving the workplace. The annual growth in the non-working population is twice the rate of the working population.  This…

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Australia’s Tech Skill Shortage

Australia is currently suffering from a skills shortage. This is a fact. In recent weeks the Labor party has proposed a series of changes to tighten Australia’s skilled immigration policy on 457 visas via a private bill, but its arrival unfortunately comes at a time when the country is desperately seeking highly skilled talent to…

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