• Service: Tax, Global Mobility, Immigration
  • Type: KPMG information
  • Date: 13/01/2014

Plugging those vital skill gaps 

Looking offshore to find skilled workers is one thing, actually getting them into Australia and on the job can be another matter altogether.
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Key insights

  • A critical shortage of skills continues to fuel costs, retard growth and constrain productivity improvement in many enterprises.
  • A recent KPMG survey found that Australian firms are currently experiencing skills shortages and many expect to become more reliant on migrant workers in the next 5 years.
  • The Federal Government's skilled visa program allows firms to bring appropriately skilled workers into Australia for continuous periods of up to 4 years.
  • Sponsoring organisations must maintain oversight of tax and immigration requirements to avoid unnecessary errors or oversights.


KPMG's team of experienced migration agents combines extensive knowledge of immigration law with practical industry experience.


They can help identify the most appropriate visa and immigration options for meeting your skills needs.