Australia’s immigration department conducts informative sessions on skilled migration programs
The DIBP (Department of Immigration and Border Protection) of Australia will provide information for businesses and foreign workers on the subject of skilled migration and employer- sponsored visa options, in accordance with education and employment service sessions, in harmony with the Department of Employment in Bunbury, on 8 May.
The informative sessions on Australia’s skilled migration programme will be conducted in Bunbury by the regional outreach officer of Western Australia department. The employers can reach out to these personnel by making prior appointments to get answers for their queries pertaining to skilled migration. The officers are available to give comprehensive information on the allowances for regional applicants and for temporary or permanent employer sponsored visa options.
The department’s regional visits programme lets the community employers outside the capital cities to attend the informative sessions and to interact directly with the immigration officer about gaining access to skilled visa programmes.
An informative session for employers will be hosted by the DIBP in the morning hours, followed by education and employment sessions for job seekers, and these are conducted by the department of employment.
There are a few agencies which take part in these sessions like Fair Work Ombudsman , Job Services Australia, Multicultural Services Centre of WA and Centrelink, Workforce Development Centre , Disability Employment Services, WA Department of Commerce (Labour Relations), Australian Apprenticeship Centres and the Volunteer Resource Centre.
The departmental spokesman said that the regional community businesses may/could find it difficult to fill skilled vacancies with local workers and they also want qualified workers from overseas.