Jobs coup in 50,000 Filipino worker deal for SA
Michael Owen, Political Reporter: The Advertiser | July 10, 2008
ADELAIDENOW SCOOP: AN IMMIGRATION agreement with the Philippines will deliver up to 50,000 skilled workers to South Australia over the next decade.
Deputy Premier Kevin Foley, who is on a nine-day trade mission to Malaysia and the Philippines, told The Advertiser yesterday a memorandum of understanding between the two governments would help streamline the immigration process.
A special program will be introduced by the Philippines, under its Labour and Employment Secretary Arturo Brion, for SA companies to employ “highly trained” …