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Illegal foreign nationals found after car crash to be
Four foreign nationals, who were picked up by police after a car
crash in Shark Bay, have been taken into detention in Perth for
breaching their visas (18 September 2013).
Court action over alleged underpayment of foreign
workers in Melbourne
The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched legal action against the
owner-operators of a Melbourne marketing and distribution business,
alleging 12 employees - including young and foreign workers on
working holiday visas - were underpaid more than $35,000 (16
$21,000 back-paid to Bathurst and Orange
Three foreign cooks working at restaurants in Orange and Bathurst
have been back-paid a total of $21,300, following recent
investigations by the Fair Work Ombudsman. The cooks were all
Indian men who spoke limited English and were in Australia on
working visas (10 September 2013).
Record penalties for deliberate underpayment of foreign
cleaners in Perth
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a record $343,860 in penalties
against a Perth cleaning company and its manager for deliberately
underpaying six cleaners, including five foreign workers.
The penalties and back-payment order, imposed in the Federal
Circuit Court in Perth, are a national record for a Fair Work
Ombudsman legal action (07 September 2013).
Understanding Migrant Outcomes - Enhancing the Value of
Census Data, Australia, 2011
Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics: 19 September 2013 The
2011 Migrants Census Data Enhancement (CDE) project used
statistical techniques to link records from the Department of
Immigration and Citizenship's (DIAC) Settlement Data Base (SDB)
to the 2011 Census of Population and Housing. This publication
provides a cross-section of key results from the linked dataset and
highlights the range of data available. It provides an overview of
selected social and economic characteristics of migrants using data
items that describe a migrant's entry conditions: visa stream,
primary/secondary applicant status, and whether migrants were
offshore or onshore applicants.
The content of this article is intended to provide a general
guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought
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The Federal Court handed down the largest court imposed fine for breaching subclass 457 visa sponsorship obligations.
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