The changes to Australia's 457 visa system have very real, life-altering consequences, writes freelance journalist John Power
The new Temporary Skill Shortage Visas will require a higher level of English proficiency than 457s, right? Not so fast.
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Crikey readers talk 457 visas and whether Aussies snubbed the Pope.
Crikey readers have their say on the matters of the day.
Migration is complex, but journalists must get the basic facts right, says Migration Council Australia worker and former Immigration Department policy officer Henry Sherrell. The 457 visa debate has to start with the truth.