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Australian Working Visa Scrapped To Give Citizens Priority

Australian Working Visa Scrapped To Give Citizens Priority

Indians are the biggest beneficiaries of the programme followed by the citizens from the United Kingdom and China. The aim, according to the government, is to give Australian workers first priority for local jobs, while still allowing businesses to temporarily take on skilled workers from overseas if local skills shortages would otherwise mean going without.



Runoff in Georgia House race could test Trump, opposition

Ossoff's odds of winning in Georgia are longer, now that he faces a single Republican opponent in the runoff. Democrats are also looking to build momentum heading into next year's midterm elections. Instead of a decisive victory, Republican Karen Handel is now faced with a summer runoff against Democrat Jon Ossoff. "And I still believe that there is a good chance, if moderates and conservatives can come together, that we repeal and replace Obamacare, bring premiums down, cover more ...



What to watch for next in the Georgia special election

This is to replace Ryan Zinke, who earlier this year became Donald Trump's Secretary of the Interior. But if he pulls it off, Simas says, success could buoy other Democrats. The race is seen as an early test of strength for the president, and Ossoff insisted his performance in a district held by Republicans since 1979 showed Trump's party is beatable on their own turf in the current political landscape.