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The Australian Seasonal Workers Program: Timor-Leste's Case

Thu, Pyone Myat; Da Silva, Ismenio Martins

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The Seasonal Workers Program (SWP) is an Australian Government labour mobility initiative started in 2008 to meet seasonal labour shortages by recruiting workers from Timor-Leste, Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu for the horticulture sector and four trial sectors: accommodation, aquaculture, cotton, and sugar cane industries. This In Brief explores Timor-Leste's participation in the SWP and the experiences of East Timorese workers in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 2013
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/143500

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