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Variant Outpaces Australian Contact Tracers

SYDNEY – The exchange, captured by CCTV camera, lasted only seconds. A limousine driver, unknowingly infected with the highly contagious Covid-19 Delta variant, and another man passed close to one another at an indoor mall

Petrol prices in Sydney and Brisbane are high
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Petrol prices in Sydney and Brisbane set to hit 11-year high before long weekend

Motorists in Sydney and Brisbane have been told it is too late to fill up cheaply before the long weekend and petrol prices are set to hit record highs. In Sydney the average price of petrol is expected to reach 166c a litre on Wednesday and will not drop again until next week. In Brisbane the record average of 169.9c a litre across the city, set a year ago, will be threatened.

New visa to bring your parents to Australia
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New visa to bring your parents to Australia

A new Parent Visa option is opening for eligible Australian citizens or permanent residents to bring their parents to Australia temporarily for up to ten years. The new visa will however be capped to only 15,000 people per year. Read on to discover more and find out if you could be eligible to sponsor your parents.

work in Australia forecast new jobs
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Work in Australia: forecast of over 800,000 new jobs by 2023

27 years without a recession, Australia is the 2nd wealthiest nation in terms of wealth per adult after Switzerland and is estimated to have the world’s 13th highest GDP and the 11th highest GDP per capita. It has earned it’s reputation as ‘the lucky country’. The Australian economy boasts some impressive numbers and is renowned for punching well above its weight across a broad range of measures against its global counterparts.

Australian visas toughened requirements 2018
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Australian visas: Applicants face new hurdles to meet toughened requirements

Governmental initiatives implemented this month will affect all those applying for an Australian visa. According to SBS Punjabi, eligibility requirements for some permanent skilled visas are being changed to better suit Australia’s needs. The new Australian initiatives will affect prospective skilled migration visa applicants, businesses sponsoring skilled migrants, as well as all points-test based visa applications.