Melbourne, April 19: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull reiterated the new “Australia first – essentially meaning Australians will be given first preference for Australian jobs – bringing on sweeping 457 skilled visa changes, with lasting impact on . The Australian Government announced that it would abolish the 457 visa and replaceRead More →

“…no longer allow 457 visa to be passports” Melbourne, April 18: Adopting a new “Australians first” approach to skilled migration, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that he will be abolishing the existing 457 Visa programme, currently used by temporary foreign workers to gain employment and down the line, permanentRead More →

Melbourne, December 2: In a shocking disclosure of a long known but unrecognised actuality, the Australian Population Research Institute (APRI) revealed that foreign IT workers represent the largest component of the 457 program. The erstwhile unpublished data showed that Indian nationals acquire more than three-quarters of the total IT openingsRead More →