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Changes in Australia's visa system may affect Asian tech talent

Big companies will look to increase their use of on-demand, temporary talent, reports Tech in Asia

Gabe McCauley | Tech In Aisa 

The controversial changes to Australia’s 457 visa category have drawn criticism from many of the country’s leading entrepreneurs and leaders in the startup industry. The Australian government abolished the system today in favor of two separate visas, a two-year and a four-year visa. Both have more stringent requirements including better English proficiency and previous work experience. The change also cut 200 jobs that foreign workers could have applied for, impacting critical tech roles like web developers. This could have a strong impact on Australian startups ...

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