Migration

  • Figures indicate support for 457 visa crackdown by Stephanie Zillman

    Amid an angry backlash from the business community, the Immigration Department has said it is justified in cracking down on the 457 visa program.

  • Changes to the visitor visa regime – Employers beware by External

    The Business eVisitor visa and Business ETA -- once described as businesses’ best friend when it came to bringing in an overseas national to undertake short term emergency work -- may now be business’s worst enemy, writes Martin Hildebrand.

  • Are you ready for 457 visa changes? by Iain Hopkins

    From 1 July 2013 there will be changes to the Temporary Work (Skilled) (subclass 457) program – are you ready?

  • Breach visa conditions at your peril by External

    It is already an offence for businesses to have illegal workers. New legislation allows the Department of Immigration to levy fines on a strict liability basis, without needing to show any intent, knowledge or recklessness by the business. Mark Webster outlines the repercussions for business.

  • Immigration slashes temporary work visas in half by

    The government's latest efforts to simplify the visa process is a lot more complicated than one might think. Ariel Brott reviews the changes and outlines what it means for business.

  • Cross-cultural management: Asian-Australian business relations by

    Tamerlaine Beasley outlines what people in Asian cultures find challenging about dealing with Australian businesses.

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