CPD for Nurses in Australia

Renewal of Australian Registration for all nurses is required by 31 May 2012. In order to be able to renew their licence nurses are required to show that they have undertaken continuing professional development. Australian Registered Nurses are required to complete 20...

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Nurses Day in Australia

Greetings to nurses in the UK and across the world. Australian Nurses celebrated International Nurses Day on May 12 with many activities across the country where the valued services performed and supported by Nursing staff were recognised.

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Nursing seen as a job growth area for migrants

Courier Mail April 14-15 2012 advises current opening for nurses at 19,000 and expected to grow and a predicted gap of between 80,000 and 147,000 by 2025, with around 30,000 new jobs being created each year the first step...

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Positive comments about skilled migrants from Australian MP

Friday 9 March 2012 Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen MP was reported as saying 'Skilled migrants deliver major benefits to the Australian economy in terms of contributing to economic growth and offsetting the impacts of an ageing population. We...

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Employment is still available in Australia

Data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed 44,000 jobs were added to the national economy in March, well above economists' expectations for an increase of 5,000 jobs. http://www.news.com.au/business/australian-dollar/dollar-lower-ahead-of-jobs-data/story-fn6t6wad-1226324476417#ixzz1sHwnlRJk

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New points not a barrier to nurses coming to Australia

New points test does not stop nurses coming to Australia. Opportunities exist for nurses from all specialty areas

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Nurses Winter in Queensland

Living in Australia Daytime temperature 22, sun shining, skies blue No better place to live or work! Nursing and living in Australia Experience the big city, bush and outback communities and beach a reef wonderlands. Queensland offers great climate, relaxed outdoor lifestyle and growing infrastructure 1500...

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Australia Gets New Skilled Occupation List

17 May 2010 Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship announced the new Skilled Occupation List (SOL) for General skilled migration (GSM). The new changes are proposed to commence 1 July 2010 and are based on the ANZSCO (Australian & New Zealand...

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Work Experience Time changes with new Australian National Registration

The new National Registration for Nurses will see a minimum of three months work experience required prior to registration for those from countries outside Australia. This is not seen as a major issue as it usually takes at least three months to...

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Expected Changes to Australian Skills List delayed

Australian Department of Immigration changes to the Skilled Occupation List has been delayed. Changes were expected late last week however the department has advised these change will now be announced by end of May 2010.

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