12 February National Skilled Migration Program Survey February 12, 2021 By Jenny Le General 0 The Federal Government has commenced a review of the Skilled Migration program settings. The Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, has asked the Joint Standing Committee on Migration to review the rules that determine whether people can get a skilled visa to enter the country. To assist the Accommodation Association respond to this review, we are seeking member feedback on the program. This will be important in understanding the changes required by industry if the program is to be successful in supporting skills gaps post pandemic. Please click here to complete the survey. Responses to this survey are due by 1 March 2021. Related Articles Review of the skilled migration occupation lists commenced 4 September 2019 The next update to Australia's skilled migration occupation lists is scheduled to be announced in March 2020. The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business has now commenced its review of the lists and has begun public consultation. TRA releases International Visitor Survey Tourism Research Australia has released the results of their International Visitor Survey (IVS) for the year ending September 2019. TRA releases National Visitor Survey On the 21 January 2020, Tourism Research Australia released the results of the domestic travel survey for the period to year ending September 2019. Digital Driver Licence Checker Readiness Survey As we move closer to the statewide rollout of the Digital Driver Licence, Service NSW requires you to share the below survey with your network. The purpose of the survey is to highlight any knowledge gaps we need to address in order to ensure checkers in NSW can confidently check and accept the digital licence. Hotel Energy Uplift Program Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor has today launched the Hotel Energy Uplift Grants Program, which will run over one year from 2020-21 to 2021-22. Expansion of the Work and Holiday Maker Visa Program From 2 September, the number of places available to Vietnamese citizens will increase from 200 to 1,500, meaning more people who can holiday, study and work here Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.