Australia backs off proposed Asian work visa that threatens regional Pacific work scheme

    Ki’i ta’ofi tu’u e palani ‘a e pule’anga ‘Aositelēlia’ ke foaki ha visa ngāue fo’ou ma’a e kau ‘Ēsia’ koe’uhi ko e manavasi’i na’a mole ai e faingamālie ngāue ki he kakai ‘Otu Motu Pasifiki’. Ko e fokotu’utu’u ne fai’ ne kau ai hano ‘oange e ngāue ia ‘oku lolotonga ma’u ‘e he kakai ‘ailani’ he ngāue fakafa'ahi ta'u pe toli' ki he kau ‘Esia’.

    Plans by the Australian government to introduce a new work visa for Asians that threatens places for Island workers, has been put on hold. The Vanuatu Post reported that experts argued that the proposed visa would have endangered gains made by Pacific workers. The proposal would have given Asian workers opportunities now offered to Pacific…


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