Government extends tech industry visa scheme despite low take up

NEWS: The government has extended a visa scheme designed to make it easier for tech companies to attract overseas talent, despite a low take up.

Image of Gilmour Space Technologies employees in front of one of their rockets

บริษัทกิลมอร์สเปซเทคโนโลยีส์ ได้ว่าจ้างลูกจ้างทักษะสูงจากต่างประเทศสี่คนผ่านโครงการเสาะหาผู้มีความสามารถพิเศษจากทั่วโลก Source: Image source: Supplied: Gilmour Space Technologies

The government has extended a program designed to make it easier for tech companies to attract highly-skilled overseas workers, despite few startups signing up in its first year.

Immigration Minister David Coleman announced on Thursday that the global talent pilot scheme will become a permanent feature of Australia’s migration program.

You can read the full version of this story in English on SBS News .


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Published 8 August 2019 at 1:13pm
By Rosemary Bolger
Presented by Tanu Attajarusit
Source: SBS News