Posts Tagged ‘national innovation science agenda’

We all benefit from having migrant workers

Over the past few years, migrant workers have become the default political solution for policy problems. Not enough jobs? That’s because foreigners are stealing them. Wages aren’t going up? That’s because foreigners drag them down. Graduates aren’t finding positions? That’s because skilled worker visas are being given out too easily. Maybe there is something to…

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New points test for STEM qualifications

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Changes to the points test for STEM qualifications The Australian Government is amending the points test for the skilled migration programme.  The changes are part of an initiative under the National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA) to help Australia attract the skilled, talented people needed to drive prosperity in Australia through innovation and science. From 10 September 2016, five…

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New Entrepreneur Visa

On 7 December 2015, the Australian Government announced the National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA), which included a range of initiatives and changes to the visa system to help Australia attract foreign entrepreneurs to start companies in Australia. New Entrepreneur visa The Australian Government has made it easier for entrepreneurs worldwide to launch startups in Australia. From 10…

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