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  • Telstra looks offshore for bigger tech talent pool

    Telstra plans to later this year launch an ‘Innovation and Capability Centre’ in Bangalore, which the telco’s CEO, Andy Penn, today described as India’s ‘Silicon Valley’.

    Written by Rohan Pearce30 Jan. 19 16:31
  • 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
  • 457 crackdown dangerous for tech industry: Atlassian

    Moves to tighten Australia's temporary skilled migration program puts the local tech industry in a “very dangerous situation”, says Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes.

    Written by George Nott29 Nov. 16 10:46
  • No Deal on H-1B Visas for STEM Workers Without Immigration Bill

    Leading Senate Democrat urges the Internet Association to focus its advocacy on the controversial issue of lower-skilled workers, declaring that the only path to greater numbers of foreign-born science, technology, engineering and math workers will come through a comprehensive immigration reform bill.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin05 March 13 21:48
  • Contrarian says U.S. needs more H-1B workers

    The U.S. federal government is moving in the wrong direction on H-1B visas, states Alex Nowrasteh, an immigration analyst at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a non-profit, libertarian public policy think tank that describes itself as "advancing the principles of limited government, free enterprise, and individual liberty."

    Written by Stephanie Overby03 Nov. 10 06:06