Lately the Australian Government has been announcing changes to the immigration program, focusing now even more on the regional areas. The whole idea is to attract international migrants to those cities with lack of people and with problems to fill all it’s workforce gaps.

Among the changes, immigration minister David Coleman announced that the trial of the Global Talent Scheme would be made permanent and expanded to include the Global Talent Independent program to recruit 5,000 highly skilled migrants, with fast-tracked visas.
“Within our annual migration plan, skilled migration is the lynchpin of our approach, accounting for close to 70% of the intake,” he said, adding the education sector would play a key role.

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