Hidden assets: partner-migration, skilled women and the Australian workforce

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Author: Thomson, Lisa; O'Dwyer, Monica; Chan, Ada


The purpose of this research was to provide: an understanding of the experiences of partner migrant women entering Australia under the Skilled and Family streams who are seeking employment; and a series of recommendations for practical interventions to support partner migrant women entering Australia to gain employment. The study took a national focus and qualitative data was collected from face-to-face interviews and focus groups with migrant women who arrived in Australia on Skilled and Family visas. Face-to-face interviews were also conducted with service providers and employers who...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Gender; Migration; Employment; Participation; Outcomes; Research

Keywords: Recommendations; Promotion of employment; Skilled migration; Migrants; Labour force participation; Barrier; Employment pattern; Employability; Recruitment; Job searching; Employment service; Qualitative research; Interview

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Melbourne, Victoria]: AMES Australia Research and Policy Unit and the Office for Women, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, 2016

Physical description: 96 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 124.1006

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