Embassy of Australia
United States of America
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Skills Australia Needs Event Houston, Texas


Are you an engineer or tradesworker in the resources, energy or infrastructure sectors? Would you like an opportunity to live and work in Australia temporarily or permanently? This event may be for you!

The Australian Government through the Department of Immigration and Citizenship will host a Skills Australia Needs event in Houston, Texas on the weekend of 19 to 20 May 2012. The event will provide an opportunity for invited skilled workers in the resources, energy and infrastructure sectors to hear about skilled visa options and to meet with Australian employers and state and territory governments to discuss sponsorship and employment opportunities for working in Australia.

The Department will invite skilled workers to attend the event after a pre-screening process.

Skilled workers in the following occupations in the resources, energy and infrastructure sectors are invited to register their interest to attend:

• engineering professionals
• automotive, construction, electrical and mechanical tradesworkers.

Skilled workers who are interested in attending the event are invited to register their interest to attend. Registrations will open in April. For more information on the event including how to register your interest to attend see: www.immi.gov.au/skillevents/skilled-workers.htm