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Biznet Breakfast - April 2019
Guest Speaker: Melinda Toye + Panel Discussion with John Drennan & Andrew Keast
Commerce Ballarat Members: $25.00
Non Members: $35.00
Melinda Toye, Registered Migration Agent
As a Registered Migration Agent Melinda Toye is the principal migration consultant at Blue Door Migration based in Ballarat and servicing Western Victoria. Melinda holds a Graduate Certificate in Australian Migration Law & Practice from Victoria University, as well as a Bachelor of Management from Federation University. Migration law is complex with constantly changing legislation and requirements that can easily go very wrong for clients.
Attendees will have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the different Employment Sponsorship visas, the requirements, process, costs and the factors that will affect which visa pathway is suitable for your business and potential employee.
Followed by a panel Q&A with -
John Drennan, City of Ballarat Intercultural Employment Pathways (IEP) Team
With over 25% of Australia’s population born overseas, it is important for local councils to provide opportunities for people from different backgrounds to integrate into the community. Some of the ways the Intercultural Employment Pathways team do this is by helping program participants transition into paid employment, advancing the education and training of participants (eg: providing English training opportunities), and collaborating to develop the entrepreneurship skills of people in our pathway program..
Andrew Keast, Storyteller for Refugee Talent
Andrew Keast is Storyteller for Refugee Talent, a social enterprise platform designed to unlock refugee and migrant talent and provide a human-centred approach to matching refugees and migrants with employers offering work opportunities that reflect the extraordinary expertise, qualifications and experience of refugees.
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