How the professional services sector in Australia contributes to the economy (migration, employment and productivity)

In the pre-Covid-19 economy, Australia's services sector has expanded by an annual 3.6 per cent since 1992, well above the goods sector's annual average of 2.1 per cent. ICT, professional, scientific and technical services and financial and insurance have continued to see solid annual growth rates of above 4.5 per...

The future of International Education for Victoria, Australia

International education is a growth sector vital to the future economic prosperity of Victoria and a source of future employment for Victorians. In the face of Covid-19, international education remains to be one of the state government's priority industries and sectors. Growing global demand for education services has seen over...

Businesses in the building and construction sector: BIIP visas

The building and construction industry has taken a significant fall in the Covid-19 economy, decreasing 3.2% over 2020-21. This has caused the losses of many jobs in construction (42,000) mostly in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. Sectors that have been directly affected by lockdown measures have been impacted; building...

Medtech and GTI visas

Medical technology or MedTech supports disease prevention, injury and other conditions through a myriad of ways; early detection tools, in vitro diagnostics, status monitoring, treatment and overall patient care. Digital health solutions, in particular, are making waves in the Covid-19 landscape. Information and data generated by medical technologies play a...

Opportunities in FinTech and RegTech

FinTech is a combination of technology and financial services that's transforming the way financial businesses operate, collaborate and transact with their customers, their regulators and others in the industry. All types of companies, from startups to tech companies to established firms are now using FinTech. RegTech (Regulatory Technology) are services...

Business migration and its role in Australia’s economic recovery plan

It is said that on average, migrants contribute twice as much to Australian entrepreneurship as native-born citizens. But immigrants don't just create more businesses, they're creating more successful ones. The economic impact of migration flows through into every aspect of the economy. It has a profound positive impact not just...