Study to help migrant nurses
National research will explore the experience of nurses on 457 visas.
Nurses on 457 visas are being asked to share their experiences of living and working in Australia for a new study analysing the journey and vulnerability of this growing workforce. Nurses make up about 10 per cent of all the temporary skilled migrants in Australia, most commonly as 457 sub-class visa holders but also on 456 and 442 visas. The Australian-first study will explore the experience of temporary migration from a social justice perspective and explore important questions about the rights and obligations of these workers. Associate Professor Joo-Cheong Tham, director of the law school...
Tuesday, 17 July 2012
Lot of international nurses come and do AHPRA approved bridging course in Australia. After completion of course they find helpless situation to find job as there is no assistance for them from any agency. Every AHPRA registered nurses wants to live and work in Australia, after spending huge amount for this programme. So there should be some assistance and guidance to these nurses for getting job as well as long stay visa. This will reduce huge mental tension as well as financial loss to these nurses.
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