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Migration News

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Assessment Changes

Trades people applying to live and work in Australia permanently from July 1 will require increased English language skills under changes introduced by the Rudd Government.

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60 Years of Citizenship

170 people from more than 40 countries became Australian citizens in ceremonies across the country on Thursday 9 July, as the nation celebrated Constitution Day, the birthday of Australia's government.

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Same-Sex Couples

The Australian Government has introduced changes to remove discrimination against same-sex couples and their children from Commonwealth law.

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Migration Cuts

Australian Government announces further cuts to skilled migration in 2009-10 Budget.
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Migration Racket

An alleged racket involving a migration agent supplying false documents to support visa applications has been uncovered in a multi-agency operation in New South Wales.

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Migration Fraud

If you are looking at engaging a Migration Agent to manage your migration to Australia, you may want to check that they are legitimate.
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Migrant Intake Cut

In a bid to try and save local jobs, the Australian government will cut the number of skilled migrants by 14 percent.

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Regulatory Changes

The Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Senator Chris Evans, has announced the establishment of a new body to regulate migration agents.

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Praise for Migrants

RUPERT Murdoch has urged Australia to keep its doors open to immigration
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Migrants in Australia

Almost half of all Australians were either born overseas or has at least one parent born overseas.
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