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Guest workers in the age of globalisation : Australia's 457 visa program

Herd, Andrew Philip

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Introduced in 1996 by the newly elected Howard Government, the Temporary Business Visas (long stay) Subclass 457 visa has become an important yet controversial element of Australia's migration program. Allowing the temporary migration of workers for a period of between three months and four years, the 457 visa program is based on the need for such workers to be sponsored by an eligible employer while they are in Australia. Criticism of the program has focused on the exploitation and...[Show more]

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Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/151766

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