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Australia scraps digital passenger cards for international arrivals

Australia scraps digital passenger cards for international arrivals

Minister concedes app "needs a lot more work".
Jul 4 2022 11:37AM
Accenture's $60m permissions capability platform gig excludes visas

Accenture's $60m permissions capability platform gig excludes visas

Work order yet to eventuate.
Apr 21 2022 6:55AM
Australia targets tech espionage with new visa cancellation powers

Australia targets tech espionage with new visa cancellation powers

But gives no enforcement date.
Apr 14 2022 6:14AM
Global tech talent visa intake halved amid skills shortage

Global tech talent visa intake halved amid skills shortage

Budget 2022: Visa program slashed.
Mar 30 2022 7:00PM
Border Force defends temporary phone seizures at checkpoints

Border Force defends temporary phone seizures at checkpoints

And the ABF will probably do it again.
Feb 16 2022 8:09AM
Digital passenger declarations ready for border reopening

Digital passenger declarations ready for border reopening

Platform launches this week, but arrivals cards remain some way off.
Feb 14 2022 2:14PM
US settles with Microsoft over immigration-related discrimination claims

US settles with Microsoft over immigration-related discrimination claims

Asked applicants for unnecessary immigration documents.
Dec 8 2021 1:08PM
Australia's biggest global tech talent visa sponsors, ranked

Australia's biggest global tech talent visa sponsors, ranked

More than 500 companies, organisations have nominated.
Nov 17 2021 6:50AM
Global tech talent visa lures 9584 migrants in second year

Global tech talent visa lures 9584 migrants in second year

Most already in Australia.
Sep 21 2021 12:18PM
Accenture wins contract for passenger declarations platform

Accenture wins contract for passenger declarations platform

Incoming passenger cards finally to get the chop.
Sep 13 2021 5:58PM
Home Affairs slows 'pace' on passenger declarations, visas platform

Home Affairs slows 'pace' on passenger declarations, visas platform

Takes greater care to bake in health data capabilities.
May 26 2021 1:12PM
Home Affairs to keep its IBM mainframe for another four years

Home Affairs to keep its IBM mainframe for another four years

Extends deal for $235 million.
May 7 2021 7:00AM
Home Affairs' outsourcing of IT support targeted in unfair dismissal case

Home Affairs' outsourcing of IT support targeted in unfair dismissal case

Staff provide firsthand accounts as 'balance of work' changed.
Apr 12 2021 6:55AM
Home Affairs wants one portable biometric scanner to rule them all

Home Affairs wants one portable biometric scanner to rule them all

Looks to replace existing devices for collection, verification.
Feb 22 2021 11:59AM
Govt expands global tech talent visa program after tripling intake

Govt expands global tech talent visa program after tripling intake

Adds education, tourism and “circular economy” as new sectors.
Jan 20 2021 12:39PM
Home Affairs moves fast on platform build for passenger declarations, visas

Home Affairs moves fast on platform build for passenger declarations, visas

Opens bids for permissions capability.
Oct 26 2020 5:22PM
Govt once again tries to ditch the incoming passenger card

Govt once again tries to ditch the incoming passenger card

And overhaul visa applications.
Oct 19 2020 1:01PM
Australia's global tech talent visa attracts 4109 migrants in first year

Australia's global tech talent visa attracts 4109 migrants in first year

Offer of permanent residency comes through after slow start.
Sep 16 2020 12:29PM
Home Affairs switches on Australia's new biometrics travel platform

Home Affairs switches on Australia's new biometrics travel platform

Unisys checking system goes live.
Jun 4 2020 11:04AM
Home Affairs spent $92 million on failed visa platform outsourcing

Home Affairs spent $92 million on failed visa platform outsourcing

Boston Consulting Group pocketed almost half.
May 19 2020 5:54PM

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