Recently it has been found that due to growing requirements for skilled labors in Western Australia, it is forming a strategy to attract more skilled labor in future.
As the economy has started growing sustainably, because of AUD investments of $225 million in resources and infrastructure projects of the country, these developments will creates a scope of growth in employment sector also. By 2017, the country is expected to witness a rise of around 2, 40,000 jobs.
According to the statistics, looking at the progress of current scenario of population growth Western Australia and ongoing migration rate, with only 20 per cent of the total migrants turn up this side, it is expected in future that the country may face a shortage of 1, 50,000 skilled workers in hour of need.
Even when the government is doing best to prepare the skilled workforce by providing them with various training programs and orientation sessions, migration of skilled labor is counted as an important factor for filling up the various job positions.
To overcome the future problem of employment, the government is formulating an integrated and targeted strategy to attract large number of immigrants to the Western Australia.
The policy is attracting the skilled migrants by providing them with variety of incentives, easily accessible and high quality information.
They are developing further more strategies for luring the migrants into the country. They are working on relaxing the current rules, making them more flexible and responsive than the existing ones, so that it is easy for skilled migrants to enter.
They are also focusing on need to expand the type of skilled occupations which are qualifying for 457 employer sponsored visas. They are also moving in direction to grow with making full use of working holiday maker and students visas. More incentives have been figure out to increase the number of foreign students in the country. They are also of point of view that more the number of students come to Australia the better it is.
Peter Collier, the Training and Work Force Development Minister of Western Australia, is working in favor to relax the rules, so that more people can come in and serve the country. He is further discussing with Senator Evans and Mr. Bowen to include the need for greater flexibility with visas, even including reviewing the new International English Language Test Score which excluded the deserving skilled labor from non English speaking countries.