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​​​​​​​​Western Australia needs skilled and experienced workers to fill positions that are not able to be filled by the local workforce. Australian workplaces are different from those of other countries. 

Below are some guides in several languages that explain how we do things in Australian workplaces.

A guide for migrants who wish to enter the Western Australian workforce

Visit the Settlement information section for more information on working in Western Australia.

Visit the Jobs and Skills WA website for tips on Finding a job​ and to view a list of Western Australian Occupation profiles.

For information on Western Australia's economy and labour market, visit the Workforce development section​ of the Department of Training and Workforce Development website.

 

News

State Nominated Migration Program suspended

21 August 2020

The Western Australian State Nominated Migration Program is currently suspended. WA Migration Services will not issue invitations to apply for State nomination during the suspension period.

WA Migration Services appreciates your patience and looks forward to progressing the State Nominated Migration Program as soon as possible.

Updates on future invitation rounds will be provided on the WA Migration Services website.

For more information on the invitation process visit the invitation rounds 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 ...