Australia’s food services and accomodation sector happens to be the major employer of foreign workers. And its this sector which is going to suffer a big blow with the absence of foreign talent, its being maintained.
Cook, café/restaurant manager hot jobs in Australia—Are you a cook or a café/restaurant manager wanting to work in Australia? Well, you will be glad to know that despite the much debated controversy concerning Australia 457 visas, cook and restaurant or café manager are the top jobs for foreigners on 457 skilled worker visas.
Cooks and café manager jobs are the hot jobs in Australia for foreigners on Australia 457 skilled worker visas.
In the year 2013-14, around 52,000 foreigners were issued Australia 457 skilled worker visas.
And the number one job in Australia was the job of cooks as 2720 Australia visas were issued. Next in the line(top Australia jobs for skilled workers on 457 visas) was restaurant or café manager for which 2070 Australia skilled visas were issued.
A latest report unveiled by the Immigration Department of Australia maintains that as of June 30, 2014, 108,870 Australia skilled visas were issued to foreigners.
Meanwhile, records show a downfall of 25 percent in the number of Australia 457 skilled visas issued to foreigners wanting to work in Australia(on the previous year’s comparison).
1900 Australia skilled visas were issued to foreigners wanting to work as computer programmers while 1470 visas went to marketing specialists and 1290 Australia skilled visas were grabbed by university lecturers wanting to come and work in Australia. 1270 Australia 457 visas were issued to GP.
India, UK, Ireland top source nations for 457 visas—India led the competition(23.3 percent of Australia 457 visas granted to Indians) by being the top source nation for Australia 457 skilled visa grants.
It was followed by UK getting 18.3 percent of Australia 457 skilled visas and Ireland getting 7.2 percent of Australia 457 skilled visas issued.
The number of applicants Australia 457 skilled worker visas(as per the official Australia immigration records)went up by around 9 percent between the months of May and June this year.