pos-kupang.com Australia will allocate 3,000 annual permanent migration sites to the Pacific Islands and Timor Leste. Candidates will be selected through a voting process.
This was briefed by Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Senator Penny Wong, reported by fijitimes.com, Monday August 8, 2022.
In response to media inquiries, the Australian Government has announced that it will be issuing a new Pacific Engagement Visa for Pacific and East Timorese citizens in July 2023.
“Those selected by ballot will be invited to apply for permanent residency in Australia after receiving a written employment contract.”
Visa applicants must also meet English language, character and health requirements.
“Successful candidates will be able to bring their spouse and legally dependent children.
“We will continue to work with Pacific partners to understand needs and priorities to support a resilient, secure and prosperous Pacific.”
Australia’s new foreign minister, Penny Wong, announced plans to get a new visa when she visited the country earlier this year.
“With regard to multilateral cooperation, I reaffirm that the Australian Government’s commitment to supporting Timor Leste extends not only to ASEAN, but also to the WTO and Timor Leste’s candidacy for the Human Rights Council. of the United Nations for the period 2024-2026. also for,” said Senator Penny Wong. A press statement following a meeting with East Timor’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Adaljiza Magno, on Thursday, August 4 2022, in Cambodia, reported by tatoli.tl.
During the meeting, the two ministers discussed bilateral cooperation, including scholarships to support Timor Leste’s Australian human resources in areas such as diversification of Timor Leste’s economy, mobility program Pacific workforce and education sectors.
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