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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 Services 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 planning and development section​ of the Department of Training and Workforce Development website.

 

News

Changes to the Graduate Stream of the State Nomination Migration Program

The State Nomination Migration Program (SNMP) Graduate stream will soon be more accessible for international students who study in Western Australia.

On 16 October 2019 Premier Mark McGowan announced that the Graduate Stream of the SNMP will be extended to include vocational education and training (VET) graduates who complete a qualification in Western Australia at Certificate III level or above, excluding trade occupations (unless approved for delivery to international students).  

For information on the current Graduate Stream of the State Nomination Migration Scheme requirements visit the State nomination requirements page.

Fun Fact
The Perth Mint is the world's oldest mint still operating from its original premises producing coins and gold products.