Business Wire

Australia Flexes Muscle in Talent War with Newest Immigration Program

Share

The global battle for talent supercharged by the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of abating, with Australia sending out strong signals that it intends to succeed with its latest immigration offering under the Australia Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce. Under the purview of the taskforce, there is a fast-tracked visa program with a streamlined path to permanent residence for talented individuals. The Global Talent visa has been designed to grow Australia’s innovation and tech economies in a bid to boost economic recovery, enhance resilience, and drive competitiveness by attracting dynamic, highly skilled individuals to relocate to its safe shores.

With no age limit or investment prerequisite, the only requirements for applicants are to be internationally recognized, prominent in their field, and able to provide evidence of outstanding achievements. The 10 future-focused target sectors are: Agri-food and AgTech, Energy, Health Industries, Defence, Advanced Manufacturing and Space, Circular Economy, DigiTech, Infrastructure and Tourism, Financial Services and FinTech, and Education. Places are also available to internationally recognized master’s and PhD students demonstrating exceptional talent.

Peter Verwer, the Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Global Business and Talent Attraction, says, “Australia has managed the Covid-19 crisis extremely well, but its economy, like many others around the world, has taken a hit. This is precisely why Australia established the Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce. It serves to attract high-value businesses and exceptionally talented individuals such as top scientists, tech entrepreneurs, and investors, along with their ideas, networks, and capital, to work and live permanently in Australia. This will in turn create opportunities for Australians by transferring skills, promoting innovation, and creating jobs.”

Director of leading international citizenship and residence advisory firm Henley & Partners’ Australia office, Tony Le Nevez, says that along with its focus on the future, the country’s prosperity, safety, and exceptional quality of life make it a highly sought-after destination. “Stimulating innovation — tech innovation in particular — is non-negotiable for any sovereign state in the current context. By attracting and harnessing the world’s cutting-edge talent, Australia’s Global Talent visa offering will ensure that the country stays well ahead of the game. The pandemic has evoked a strong desire for change, leading many individuals to seek out alternatives. Australia was one of the top-performing countries in the Investment Migration Programs Health Risk Assessment, and the Global Talent visa presents a perfect opportunity for matching the best talent with a safe, reliable, and successful country that is forward looking.”

India is among the top countries showing interest in the Global Talent visa program along with the UK and the US, according to statistics from the Australian Department of Home Affairs. Successful applicants are able to obtain fast-tracked permanent residence for the whole family within six weeks, which makes the program extremely appealing. For those keen on learning more about the Global Talent visa, Henley & Partnerswill be hosting an exclusive panel discussion with Verwer and Le Nevez on Wednesday, 28 April 2021 at 12:00 noon IST (14:30 SGT). For more details, see here.

To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Contact information

Media Contact
Alina Morais
Head of PR, Southeast Asia
alina.morais@henleyglobal.com
+65 9295 4792

About Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire



Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

The Estée Lauder Companies Increases Ownership in DECIEM18.5.2021 22:00:00 CEST | Press release

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE: EL) announced today that it has completed the first phase of increasing its ownership in DECIEM Beauty Group Inc. (“DECIEM”), the Canadian-based, vertically integrated, multi-brand company. The Estée Lauder Companies (“ELC”) now owns approximately 76% of DECIEM (up from 29%), and has agreed to purchase the remaining interests after a three-year period at a price that will be determined based on the future performance of DECIEM. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210518006088/en/ The Estée Lauder Companies increases ownership in DECIEM. (Photo: Business Wire) Known as “The Abnormal Beauty Company”, DECIEM is an industry disruptor with a consumer-focused approach. It was founded in 2013 by the late Brandon Truaxe, a visionary who set out to change the beauty industry through authenticity and transparency. He developed the company with creativity and innovation alongside Founde

Esri Signs Training Protocol Agreement with Chamber of Geophysical Engineers of Turkey18.5.2021 20:02:00 CEST | Press release

Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced an agreement with the Chamber of Geophysical Engineers of Turkey (CGET), whereby the chamber's members will be entitled to special discounts on training for Esri's ArcGIS software. Now, all geophysical engineers registered in the organization will be able to take ArcGIS training courses, allowing them to qualify as GIS experts to better fulfill the demands of the growing employment market. CGET is a nonprofit organization that promotes the expert and ethical practice of geophysics in the exploration and development of natural resources, in characterizing the near surface, and in mitigating earth hazards. Members are involved in groundwater exploration, mineral and petroleum exploration, archaeological research, seismology, and other scientific activities. CGET has more than 5,000 active members, so it is important to find ways to scale access to the most innovative geospatial technologies for these kinds of professional

NevadaNano Adds Three European Distributors for Its Innovative Molecular Property Spectrometer™ Flammable and Refrigerant Gas Sensors18.5.2021 16:49:00 CEST | Press release

NevadaNano, the world’s leading innovator in gas detection sensor technology, today announced it signed three prominent distributors as it continues its expansion throughout Europe. The companies will provide local support and sales to NevadaNano’s growing customer base for its ground-breaking Molecular Property Spectrometer™ (MPS™) flammable gas sensors. “The addition of these three market-leading companies underscores the demand for an innovative sensor like the MPS, one that redefines the standard after nearly 40 years,” said Gary Collins, General Manager, EMEA for NevadaNano. “We are confident that our novel technology and their deep experience of these companies will help their customers develop leading-edge products with highly accurate and reliable gas detection technology.” Maritex Company, based in Gdynia, Poland, is one of the largest, fast-developing wholesalers of electronic equipment on the Polish market. The company supports customers in Poland, Romania, and Sweden. Gas S

Norsk Titanium Lists On Euronext Growth After Successful USD $38 Million Capital Raise18.5.2021 16:15:00 CEST | Press release

Norsk Titanium AS (Norsk Titanium), a global leader in the additive manufacturing of aerospace-grade titanium components, has satisfied the conditions for listing on the Euronext Growth Oslo. Norsk Titanium’s first day of trading on the exchange was May 18th under the ticker code NTI. The listing follows a successful share issue through a private placement that raised approximately USD $38 million. Leading shareholders, represented on the Board of Directors, participated in the private placement with USD $15 million, and the Norwegian family-owned investment company Ferd AS participated with USD $10 million. Norsk Titanium intends to use the proceeds from the private placement to fund planned growth initiatives. “Today marks an important milestone for Norsk Titanium,” said Michael Canario, Norsk Titanium’s CEO. “The funding enabled through the Euronext Growth listing will support our ongoing development activities with our commercial customers as well as assist the transition of our te

How Dahua Technology Helps Prevent Forest Fires18.5.2021 15:45:00 CEST | Press release

It takes decades for trees to grow, yet only minutes for fires to destroy them. Forest fires are the type of natural disaster that strike with sudden destructiveness and are often difficult to control. That’s why working to prevent forest fires and the damage they cause to natural resources — as well as people’s property and sometimes human life — is a priority for Dahua Technology. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210518005588/en/ Dahua Solution Safeguarding The Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon (Photo: Business Wire) Over the years, Dahua Technology has developed and deployed capabilities for comprehensive technical support in forest and grassland fire monitoring as well as early warning, forecasting, rescue and post-disaster assessment with digital intelligence technology. Dahua’s technology fully integrates video perception systems with integrated sky and ground monitoring methods to form a strong "fire net" aime

Board International Strengthens Board of Directors to Drive Continued International Expansion and Accelerated Growth18.5.2021 15:35:00 CEST | Press release

Board International, the #1 SaaS Decision-Making-Platform vendor, announces today that Marco Limena will join the Board of Directors of the company as Non-Executive Director and Senior Advisor. Mr. Limena has held senior executive positions in leading technology corporations, including Microsoft, where he was based in Redmond, and at HP, based in Palo Alto. He has extensive experience working with leading Private Equity firms in multiple CEO assignments for B2B growth-oriented software businesses, and as Board Director in both private and publicly listed companies, and industry associations. Based in London, Marco Limena is CEO of TOMIA, a global provider of software solutions designed to accelerate the transformation and monetization of carriers’ connectivity business, with Data, Financial Clearing and BI solutions. Previously at Microsoft, Mr. Limena was Vice President of Hosting & Cloud, responsible for B2B commercial operations of the company’s cloud and infrastructure services bus

Pricefx Named a Finalist for 2021 SAP ® Pinnacle Award in the Partner of Year – Endorsed Apps Category18.5.2021 15:30:00 CEST | Press release

Pricefx, the global leader in cloud-native pricing software, today announced that it has been recognized by SAP as a finalist for a 2021 SAP® Pinnacle Award in the Partner of the Year – Endorsed Apps category. This award recognizes an SAP partner that has created a world-class SAP endorsed app that complements SAP technologies and has contributed a significant amount of value to SAP and its end customers. Last year, Pricefx was a finalist for SAP App Center Partner of the Year. The annual SAP Pinnacle Awards acknowledge the contributions of leading SAP partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP and helping customers meet their goals. Finalists and winners in 28 categories were chosen based on recommendations from SAP, customer feedback and performance indicators. SAP Endorsed Apps are premium certified by SAP with added security, in-depth testing and measurements against benchmarks results. A leader in price optimization, Pricefx’s SAP endorsed app

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom