Two big events have influenced the news this month.
The Australian federal budget was handed down on Tuesday, 29 March
This is provided a lot of details about what to expect in the migration program year.
The second big event is that on 10 April Prime Minister Scott Morrison called the day for the federal election.
The federal election will be held on 21 May 2022.
Just prior to the election being called there is often a frenzy of activity and announcements.
This is because once the election is cold then the government often goes into what’s called caretaker mode. Parliament no longer sits and there is no further opportunity to pass new legislation.
Another factor relevant to this month’s news is that Australia has very low unemployment rate at 4%.
However, there are severe skills shortages in many industries.
There are a lot of essential updates during March and April 2022.
Changes have been made to bring benefits to skilled workers in Australia.
However, there is still a focus on other streams like Business and Investment Visa or