Slowdown in Australian jobs

New Zealand and Canada now offer more job opportunities for Irish emigrants than the once thriving Australian market, writes Gareth Naughton.

10th August, 2013
Edwina Shanahan, migration specialist with 'People are being a lot more proactive with Canada.' Photo: Dylan Vaughan

The sands are shifting yet again for Irish emigrants. Where once it was Western Australia that was crying out for skilled candidates, Canada is now seen by many as a better option.

Changes to visa requirements in Australia and a slowing economy, is marking out the northern hemisphere as a safer bet for Irish workers on the move, though New Zealand is still a viable option.

The Australian jobs market is beginning to cool off...

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