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Temporary Skilled Migration to Australia: Employers' Perspectives

Khoo, Siew-Ean; Voigt-Graf, Carmen; McDonald, Peter; Hugo, Graeme


With the 1996 introduction of a new visa making it easier for employers to sponsor skilled foreign workers, temporary skilled migration has become a significant component of international migration flows to Australia. This paper examines employers' reasons for sponsoring skilled workers from abroad, their modes of recruitment, the occupational skills they require, and their industry profile. We also discuss issues relating to the perception of a shortage of skilled workers, the extent that...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: International Migration
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2435.2007.00423.x


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