immigration

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
Tech migrants shun Australia's new fast-track permanent residency visa

Tech migrants shun Australia's new fast-track permanent residency visa

Early results show limited interest, but there's hope on the horizon.
May 18 2020 12:42AM
Govt dumps billion-dollar visa platform outsourcing

Govt dumps billion-dollar visa platform outsourcing

Takes new policy approach under the cover of COVID-19.
Mar 20 2020 6:29PM
Home Affairs plots IBM mainframe overhaul

Home Affairs plots IBM mainframe overhaul

To address workforce risks, changing delivery methods.
Mar 2 2020 1:50PM
Govt urged to scrap billion-dollar visa platform outsourcing

Govt urged to scrap billion-dollar visa platform outsourcing

Senate committee wants IT build pulled in-house.
Feb 28 2020 1:24PM
Home Affairs delays Australia's airport smartgate upgrade

Home Affairs delays Australia's airport smartgate upgrade

Rollout now planned from 2021.
Dec 20 2019 7:05AM
Australia to 'fast-track' permanent residency for highly-skilled tech migrants

Australia to 'fast-track' permanent residency for highly-skilled tech migrants

Seven "future-focused fields" targeted under new visa scheme.
Nov 4 2019 6:14PM
Home Affairs takes $80m hit on visa platform outsourcing

Home Affairs takes $80m hit on visa platform outsourcing

Spends big on design, procurement.
Nov 4 2019 12:45PM
ACCC urged to probe $1bn visa platform outsourcing deal

ACCC urged to probe $1bn visa platform outsourcing deal

Weeks out from contract being awarded.
Oct 10 2019 5:38PM
Border Force deploy iPhones for roving airport biometric checks

Border Force deploy iPhones for roving airport biometric checks

Confirms identity in less than 60 seconds.
Oct 1 2019 6:55AM
Home Affairs $1bn visa platform outsourcing riddled with IT risks

Home Affairs $1bn visa platform outsourcing riddled with IT risks

Former visa system chief warns.
Sep 26 2019 7:00AM
Australia will now headhunt tech talent for permanent residency

Australia will now headhunt tech talent for permanent residency

‘Global Talent Officers’ to recruit 5000 skilled migrants.
Aug 13 2019 1:54PM
US work visa program won't punish countries that force local data storage

US work visa program won't punish countries that force local data storage

State Department denies talk of visa caps.
Jun 21 2019 12:46PM
Home Affairs narrows down bids for billion-dollar visa platform deal

Home Affairs narrows down bids for billion-dollar visa platform deal

Two consortiums in race for lucrative contract.
Dec 10 2018 1:17PM
Tech executives tell Germany to scrap 'hate-filled' migrant campaign

Tech executives tell Germany to scrap 'hate-filled' migrant campaign

Scores of tech entrepreneurs in Berlin sign letter.
Nov 30 2018 6:55AM
Infosys hires 1200 locals as 457 visa cull hits

Infosys hires 1200 locals as 457 visa cull hits

40 percent of new roles to be graduates.
Nov 22 2018 7:00AM

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