Friday, 15th Feb 2019


Issue #2





Mid-year update to the Immigration South Australia occupation lists


$11 million in funding to lure more Chinese tour groups down under


Telstra boss calls for end to 'unhealthy' and 'potentially dangerous' immigration debate


Available Jobs in Australia


Mid-year update to the Immigration South Australia occupation lists

Immigration South Australia has conducted a mid-year review of its occupation lists - the State Nominated Occupation List (SNOL) and the Supplementary Skilled List (SSL), with some limited changes as a result (Note: the lists undergo greater change at each new program year).

Changes will take effect on the afternoon of 11 February 2019. Four occupations have been changed to 489 provisional visa only for offshore applicants and this change is effective immediately.

Occupations added to the SNOL for the remainder of the 2018-19 program year:

Occupations on the SNOL with "Special conditions" status to be removed
(and therefore accessible to more offshore applicants).

Occupations on the SSL with the restriction on offshore applicants lifted
(i.e. High Points and Chain Migration pathways available again):

English level changes

Visa subclass availability (please note this change is effective immediately)

Other Changes


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$11 million in funding to lure more Chinese tour groups down under


China is Australia's fastest growing and highest spending inbound tourism market, with 2.5 million Chinese tourists on tours per year.

Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs David Coleman said making it as easy as possible to facilitate travel between China and Australia was a critical factor to the ongoing success of the Approved Destination Status (ADS).

"Streamlined and quicker visa processing times are a major drawcard of the ADS and have been replicated in other parts of the visa system," Minister Coleman said.

In addition to the ADS, our government continues to improve the competitiveness of our visa system for Chinese visitors with the trialling of 10-year multiple entry visitor visas and online visa lodgements.

"Initiatives that make it easier for Chinese tourists to travel to Australia such as online visa lodgements and enabling lodgement applications in simplified Chinese will only further boost the attractiveness of Australia as a holiday destination."



Telstra boss calls for end to 'unhealthy' and 'potentially dangerous' immigration debate


Telstra boss calls for end to 'unhealthy' and 'potentially dangerous' immigration debate.

Mr Penn said software engineers, and people with know-how in data analytics and artificial intelligence, were among the key skills the telco was looking for, and urged the Federal Government to ease skilled migration restrictions.

He said the fact is we cannot find in Australia enough of the skills we need on the scale that we need them, particularly in software engineering.

He said Immigration was a "vexed issue" and attracted an enormous amount of political and media against. It's not just an issue in Australia.

Mr Penn said an ongoing skilled migration policy was essential not just for Telstra, but the country.

He said it is also important to remember that a well-targeted skilled migration policy is a job creator, not a job taker.

Skilled migrants bring ideas, they bring expertise and innovation, and they bring capacity to train and skill their Australian colleagues.

He said research by the IMF estimates that Australia's migration program would add up to 1 per cent average GDP growth from 2020 to 2050 because it focuses on skilled migrants of working age, which limits the economic impact of Australia's ageing population.

Meanwhile, Telstra is competing with other Australian corporates to get the talent it needs.

It is estimated that Australia will have a shortfall of 60,000 skilled workers in the ICT sector in the next five years alone. That means we are having to recruit some of those skills on the global market, including in places like India.

Source: ABC

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Available Jobs in Australia

Jobs in Australia

Job2Go is a local recruitment company based in Adelaide, Queensland and Sydney, and has been providing staffing solutions and human resource services to small to large sized companies throughout Australia. We are hiring for the following positions.


An exciting opportunity had opened for an experienced Cook! Our client has been providing high quality authentic Indian food for the past 20 years. The right candidate will have excellent knowledge of dishes from all over India.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Formal qualification
  • Relevant experience as a Cook in similar position is preferred.
  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment where you will be required to stand for extended periods of time.
  • The ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Attention to detail and be a good team player.

Panel Beater

Well established Brisbane Auto Centre is seeking to employ an experienced Panel Beater.

Your role will require you do the following:

  • Conducting finishing touches on panel repairs including grinding, filing, polishing, painting and spray painting.
  • Fitting and replacing damaged vehicle parts with new panels.
  • Utilising welding equipment in cutting and fitting new parts onto the vehicle.
  • Filling small and large depressions with plastic fillers.
  • Repairing dents and damaged panels.
  • Utilising hydraulic equipment to straighten, realign and repair damaged vehicle parts.
  • Removing upholstery and other vehicle parts.
  • 5 years experience with exclusive European cars like Ferrari, Maserati, Audi, Porsche etc.
  • Assisting in any other work the supervisor sees fit.

Office Manager

Our client has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Office Manager to join their team! This family owned business specialises in commercial printing including digital, wide format and offset printing. Proven to be very successful, they are currently undergoing a major expansion and therefore are in need of an Office Manager who possess high standards of organisational skills.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Experience within a professional service firm
  • Formal qualifications required
  • Strong work ethic and be highly organised and attention to detail with accountability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and balance several tasks and work with deadlines with a demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects at one time
  • Strong administrative skills including record keeping and note taking

Pastry Chef / Baker

With an established brand, our company requires individuals who has trade qualifications and experience as a Baker/Pastry Cook.

The position broadly entails:

  • Preparing and mixing ingredients according to formulas and methods
  • Operating manufacturing equipment
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy work area
  • Understanding and implementing different cooking processes.

The individual applying requires:

  • Trade qualifications in baking
  • Available for full time work
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Knowledge of baking industry
  • Good communication skills
  • A positive work attitude and professional manner
  • Demonstrate a high degree of attention to detail

If you believe you are an applicable candidate and have plenty of energy and enthusiasm, then please forward your resume and cover letter.

Medical Administrator

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • At least a Bachelor degree or at least 5 years’ of relevant experience.
  • An understanding of medico-legal issues and the legislative framework for public health services
  • Ability to work collaboratively with members of an inter-disciplinary team and to communicate with clinical and non-clinical staff
  • Ability to analyse and critically evaluate relevant information and apply to medical management issues
  • Well-developed written and communication skills

Contact Job2Go on 1300 562246. If you are interested in any of these positions, please send your resume to

Alternatively you can check our website for further details


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