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​​​​​​​​​​Tourism Australia is the Commonwealth Government agency responsible for the international and domestic marketing of Australia as a destination for leisure and business travel. 

Tourism Australia offers information to tourists and tourist operators. On this website you can find campaigns, programs, research and resources. The website is focused towards tourism operators and businesses with tourism products.
It provides helpful information on how to market your tourism business in Australia.

 

Fair Wor​k Commission​
This website can help you with workplace relations on a national level. It carries out the following functions:

  • the safety net of minimum wages and employment conditions;

  • enterprise bargaining;

  • industrial action;

  • dispute resolution;

  • termination of employment; and

  • other workplace matters.

The Fair Work Commission is part of the Fair Work system. The Fair Work system covers most workplaces in Australia. It comprises four bodies:

  • Fair Work Commission;

  • Fair Work Ombudsman; 

  • Fair Work Building and Construction; and

  • Fair Work Federal Division of the Federal Court and the Federal Circuit Court.

However, some employers (essentially incorporated entities) and their employees are covered by the national workplace relations system.

If you are not sure which workplace relations system applies to you, find out on the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety website​.


Department of Home Affairs

This Department manages the lawful and orderly entry and stay of people in Australia. The Department aims to promote an equitable environment for all. 

This is an important website for immigrants and visitors to Australia. Among other things, the website can help you:

 

News


 

 

The WA Government has made changes to its migration program to support skilled workers looking to migrate to Western Australia including increasing occupations eligible for skilled migration in WA by around 60 per cent.

 

New occupations have been added to the Western Australian Skilled Migration Occupation List Schedule 1 (WASMOL Schedule 1) and the Western Australian Skilled Migration Occupation List Schedule 2 (WASMOL Schedule 2).

 

The list of newly available occupations can be found on the WA State Nomination – combined occupation list.  

 

The WA Government has also waived the $200 application fee and has made changes to the requirements for new applicants as of 1 July 2022, including:


Removal of the requirement to demonstrate sufficient funds for WA State nomination.


Reduction in the English requirements for applicants at the Manager and Professional occupation level to the "competent" level of English.


Changes to the document requirements for the WASMOL Schedule 1&2 and the Graduate Occupation lists based on the visa the applicant is being nominated for.

 

The next round of invitations to apply for WA State nomination are anticipated to be issued in the third week of September 2022.

 

 

For more information on the State Nominated Migration Program and the new requirements visit the About State nomination page.


Fun Fact
POME – Australians refer to English people as ‘poms’ or ‘pomes’, pronounced ‘pomm-ees’. This is an acronym for ‘prisoners of mother England’. It may have been originally an ...