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Skilled Migration Workshop

Regional Development Australia Eyre Peninsula is pleased to invite you to a Skilled Migration Workshop on Wednesday 19 October from 6.00-8.00pm at the Westland Hotel.

The workshop is being held in partnership with the Department of Home Affairs and the Department for Industry, Innovation and Science, who will both be presenting along with the Small Business Commissioner.

Learn more about visa options that may work for your business to address skilled worker shortages, and what help is available.

About the Department of Home Affairs

The Department of Home Affairs has dedicated Business, Industry and Regional Outreach (BIRO) teams located in each State to boost skilled migration liaison.
BIROs work closely with business, industry and regional stakeholders to promote the Department’s Skilled Visa Program, including the Global Talent Visa Program. BIROs provide pathway options and information to Australian businesses to enable their effective use of the skilled migration program to recruit skilled migrants, where Australian workers may not be available.

About the Department for Industry, Innovation and Science

Skilled & Business Migration sits within the Department for Industry, Innovation and Science and works with the Australian Government’s Department of Home Affairs to attract eligible skilled and business migrants through state-nominated visa programs.

Skilled & Business Migration also support local South Australian businesses address skills gaps in their workforce through sponsorship of skilled migrants to fill vacancies where there is a shortage of local workers.

Skilled & Business Migration’s activities include:

  • Nomination of skilled migrants to meet critical skills shortages in the local labour market. This includes the Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA)
  • Nomination of migrants with a proven record of business expertise and entrepreneurship who can inject significant new money into the South Australian economy and create new jobs.
  • Providing advice to the Department of Home Affairs on South Australian employers seeking skilled workers from overseas when positions cannot be filled from the local labour pool.

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