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Kim Beazley

Australian Prime Minister defends citizenship test and "mateship"

15:09 12/12/2006
• Watch This Video Prime Minister John Howard is feeling pressured to explain the new Australian citizenship exams proposed by his government. Of current concern is how a potential citizen's "...

Foreign workers flood Australia

9:29 06/07/2006
• Watch This Video Foreign workers are arriving in Australia at the rate of 158 a day. More than 58,000 workers holding temporary skilled work visas arrived in Australia in the year to April,...

Australian treasurer stands by immigration policies

16:41 07/04/2006
The Australian opposition leader Kim Beazley opposed the Australian Government saying that it has increased the levels of skilled migration at the expense of training Australians and therefore had...

Australia seeks 20,000 skilled workers to fill labor shortage

15:35 16/08/2005
Australia is seeking to attract 20,000 skilled workers from Asia and Europe in the biggest recruitment drive for migrants in more than 40 years, Immigration spokesman Abdul Rizvi said. The government...

Australian Leader wants higher levels of skilled immigration

11:41 03/03/2005
Australia's Prime Minister John Howard has said the number of skilled immigrants should be increased to counter labour shortages, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) reports. In a radio...