Mental health awareness and skilled migration

The importance of good mental health and its impact on Australians have long been recognised by Australian governments. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, it has never been more relevant to remain progressive in responding to the mental health impacts as they become better understood. In March 2020, the Australian...

The digital transformation process for the oil and gas industry

How work, skilled and business migration are impacted Australia ranks as one of the top three global exporters of liquefied natural gas, coal and uranium. Emerging technologies and innovations in this sector relating to efficient and clean energy, renewables, hydrogen and future fuels are continually being developed and supported by...

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...

A good time to invest in Australia

Australia and other developed markets will eventually have Covid-19 relatively under control, but the virus will remain a threat in emerging markets. The growing interest from overseas (particularly from those in emerging markets) to take advantage of the fallen Australian share market, and buyers looking for a safe haven to...

Regional sponsorships highly active for all participants in the face of COVID-19

Australia is largely an urbanised country, with a good balance of vibrant rural communities. Regional Australia accounts for just over one-third of Australia's population and makes a large contribution to the national economy. Migrants play a vital role in boosting population growth and supporting regional economies by filling gaps in...

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...