Staff shortages in many sectors include As a result of the coronavirus pandemic and the government’s strict immigration policy in Canberra. Hospitality, healthcare, agriculture and skilled trade were the hardest hit.
“The impact of the pandemic has been so severe that even if we exhausted all other options, we would still be short of thousands of workers, at least in the short term,” Home Secretary Claire O’Neill said.
anyway There are more than 480,000 job vacancies in the country, due to the lowest unemployment rate in 50 years, employers are having problems finding people.
According to the BBC, permanent immigration rose to 190,000 in the middle of the last decade. However, it was scaled back in 2017, and has become a topic of heated political debate.
– We are moving away from a system that was focused almost entirely on how to keep immigrants outTo one in which we recognize the ongoing global battle for talent, O’Neill added.
The increase in limits includes, inter alia, an additional 4.7 thousand. Places for healthcare professionals. The government also promised more than $24 million. To eliminate the huge backlog of visa applications.
More than a million people have moved to Australia since 2016.
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