Settlement Guide: top 5 in demand jobs in Australia

The 457 temporary visa program is the main path for foreign workers into Australia. Each year, the federal government receives over 50 thousand 457 visa applications. So, what are the most in-demand jobs?

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Source: AAP

1. Developer programmer




2. Cook



3. Café or Restaurant Manager

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Source: AAP



4. Marketing Specialist



5. ICT Business Analyst


The top three citizenship countries for primary visa grants in the 2014-15 program year to 30 June 2015 were India (24.3%), the United Kingdom (17.2%) and the People’s Republic of China (6.9%).

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Published 10 February 2016 at 2:16pm
By Ildiko Dauda