Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

Skilled Australian immigrants represent significant "brain gain"

17:34 18/08/2006
• Watch This Video Australia continues to enjoy a substantial 'brain gain' from migration, with a new report showing that the nation's intake of skilled and professional migrants increased...

Australian firms hiring skilled Brits, South Africans for mining jobs

17:44 24/02/2006
The mining business in the Bowen Basin of Australia is booming, and many employers are struggling to find enough skilled staff locally. Some local firms have taken the initiative and are actively...

Fake marriage attempts on the rise in Australia

19:00 29/12/2005
Immigration officials are faced with a sharp rise in numbers seeking Australian residence through sham marriages. The Immigration Department in 2004-05 received 1,909 allegations of contrived...

Australia's illegal immigration hotline successful

10:53 28/12/2005
Since the installation of a new hotline was established in February 2004 in Australia , 50,000 calls were made turning in illegal workers and visa over-stayers. Immigration Minister Amanda Vanstone...

Australia's new immigrants find jobs quickly

18:18 05/12/2005
New migrants to Australia are finding employment faster than ever before according to a new survey conducted by the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (DIMIA). The...

More Australia Skilled Migration Expos

16:59 10/10/2005
The Australian Government is continuing to hold Expos in Australia and around the world in an attempt to meet their needs for skilled workers. There will be expos until November 2005 with further...