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WA Set For Population Explosion

07 March 2015 In: Jobs, Migration, Western Australia, General

Perth is set for a population explosion that will create a surge in demand for workers in industries such as construction, transport and education. The State is expected to grow by 750,000 people to 3.06 million by 2026, according to official figures. The Perth and Peel regions will grow by about 650,000 people – the equivalent of almost nine Mandurahs – to 2.4 million as it outstrips estimates in State planning policy Directions 2031 by…

Western Australia needs skilled migrants

21 February 2015 In: Jobs, Migration, Western Australia, General

  Western Australia requires thousands of skilled migrants to satisfy its booming economy. Workers are needed across a range of industries such as mining, transport, key services, health, education and construction. If you have the skills, experience or qualifications that Western Australia needs, then YOU could be starting a new life Down Under. We can help you to ‘live the dream’ and we can help and support you through the visa and/or migration process. Darrell…

Job prospects improve for migrants

09 April 2011 In: Jobs, Migration, Queensland, Western Australia, General

Employment prospects for potential migrants to Australia continue to improve strongly, with news that the country’s unemployment rate has fallen to 4.9%. The Australian Bureau of Statistics’ monthly labour force report revealed that 40,000 new jobs were created last month, equating to a 0.1 per cent decline in the national jobless rate. About two-thirds of the 37,800 jobs created last month were in the resource-rich states of Western Australia and Queensland Darrell Todd, CEO of thinkingaustralia,…

Western Australia Tops Growth

03 April 2011 In: Jobs, Migration, Western Australia, General

  Western Australia continues to record the fastest population growth rate at 2.1%, followed by Queensland (1.8%), Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory (both 1.7%), New South Wales and the Northern Territory (both 1.3%), South Australia (1.1%) and Tasmania (0.8%). Australia’s overall population growth slowed to 1.6% for the year ending September 2010 (345,500 increase), down from its peak growth rate of 2.2% in the year ending December 2008 and the lowest since 2006 (319,100),…

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