Category - Pacific migration

Aid and development Australian development policy Pacific and PNG Pacific migration

How large is Australian demand for low-skilled workers from the Pacific?

With Australia’s aging population, the demand for aged care workers in Australia is projected to be high. However, can this increased demand be met from within Australia or via direct recruitment from overseas? And are employers willing to recruit from the Pacific through existing available...

Aid and development Australian development policy Pacific and PNG Pacific migration

Go-betweens needed to troubleshoot Pacific labour mobility schemes

One of the successful features of New Zealand’s Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme is its non-punitive approach to dealing with critical incidents involving employers and seasonal workers. The RSE does this through the use of regionally-based relationship managers. They are government...