Due to a severe shortage of skilled workers, tradesmen in Canberra (the Australian Capital Territory) are being paid up to AUD$160,000 a year. Which is more than double the salary in other Australian States.
But Canberra is not alone, although its unemployment rate of 3% is the lowest in the country, there are shortages of skileld tradesmen throughout Australia, and thousands of vacancies waiting to be filled.
This means that large projects, such as the proposed Australia wide broadband network, may have to be put on hold until enough skilled workers are recruited to udnertake the work that needs to completed.
Click here for more details.
Sort Out My Visa is a registered and licensed Australian and NZ visa specialist, providing visa and migration services to individuals and families wanting to travel to, conduct business, work or live in Australia or New Zealand. Visit Sort Out My Visa for more information.