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  • Visa fix won’t ease tech skills shortage: panel

    The government’s 457 visa fix will not help the Australian tech industry effectively address the ongoing skills crisis, according to panelists at a recent CIO Australia breakfast event in Melbourne.

    Written by Byron Connolly11 May 18 12:30
  • Govt to pilot 457 fix for tech talent

    ​The government to pilot visa scheme to make it easier for big business and tech start-ups to hire overseas talent for highly skilled roles.

    Written by George Nott19 March 18 10:09
  • ​Visa changes could help deal with brain drain: Wyatt Roy

    Australia should tweak its visa system to attract technology entrepreneurs to our shores and better deal with the ‘brain drain’ that sees technology workers take their skills overseas, according to assistant minister for innovation, Wyatt Roy.

    Written by Byron Connolly05 Nov. 15 14:27
  • IT execs take note: Govt toughens up on 457 visas

    The government announced it will act on recommendations set out in a review of the 457 visa program in September last year to ensure organisations are complying and genuinely face a skills shortage.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett18 March 15 16:37
  • Women still a minority in ICT industry

    Women make up just 20 per cent of the ICT workforce, compared to 45 per cent in all occupations, according to a study by the Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency (AWPA).

    Written by Stephanie McDonald09 July 13 10:49