The impact of temporary skilled migration on Australia’s labour market

Australia's labour market is most influenced by international migration among OECD nations. With over 30% of the population born overseas, Australia has the highest proportion of overseas-born residents of any country in the world. This reality also means that skilled migration is a significant part of the demographic mix. Many...

High-skilled occupation in demand by businesses, employer-sponsored visas

The characteristics of a high-skilled occupation is that they are mainly in cognitive-intense roles performing non-routine tasks. Analytical, cognitive, social, management and maths skills are the most utilised by those in highly skilled ANZSCO level 1 jobs. Technological change means that many lower-skilled jobs are increasingly becoming redundant. As new...