Tech migrants shun Australia’s new fast-track permanent residency visa – Strategy- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Australia’s new permanent migration scheme for highly-skilled technologists will struggle to attract 5000 people in its first year, with under 300 visas granted before COVID-19 began to bite. Documents obtained by iTnews under freedom of information laws reveal only 735 EOIs (expressions of interest) were lodged for the ‘Global Talent Independent’ program in the three […]

Home affairs data breach may have exposed personal details of 700,000 migrants | Data protection – Blog – Emails

Privacy experts have blasted the home affairs department for a data breach revealing the personal details of 774,000 migrants and people aspiring to migrate to Australia, including partial names and the outcome of applications. At a time the federal government is asking Australians to trust the security of data collected by its Covid-Safe contact tracing […]