Pacific Labour Scheme

Sacrifice Rewards Family
NATION, NEWS

Sacrifice Rewards Family

The 30-year-old told of a stark contrast to life prior to 2019 where subsistence farming and fishing was the way to ...

Mario Grateful For Way Out Of Struggle
NEWS

Mario Grateful For Way Out Of Struggle

“Out of that, the first 12 were selected and I was in that group, there are four of us from the Western Division,...

More Fijians To Join 3000 Plus Seasonal Workers In Australia
NEWS

More Fijians To Join 3000 Plus Seasonal Workers In Australia

More than 3000 Fijians are working in Australia under the Pacific Labour Scheme after the Australian Government open...

Tutako’s Great Work Sends Him To Australia
NATION

Tutako’s Great Work Sends Him To Australia

A lot has changed for Kolinio Tutako, 44, and his family since he made his first trip to Australia.

Drugs Hinder Youths Chance Of Working In Australia
NEWS

Drugs Hinder Youths Chance Of Working In Australia

“This is not for seven or eight months employment, this is for three years and wherever I go, I say this to our yo...

Seasonal Workers Look To Make Most Of Opportunity
NEWS

Seasonal Workers Look To Make Most Of Opportunity

The 86 workers were selected last Friday, with many seeing this as an opportunity to improve life for themselves and...

More Fijian Workers For Pacific Labour Scheme
NEWS

More Fijian Workers For Pacific Labour Scheme

The minister also said that all returning Fijian workers would be closely monitored to ensure that their earnings we...

From Ice Blocks And Rugby, To Aussie
Feature

From Ice Blocks And Rugby, To Aussie

The 24-year-old is one of the 177 Fijians who left the country on Tuesday for Australia, to work under the Pacific L...

Yasawa Man: Aim To Fulfil Dreams Upon Return From Labour Scheme in Australia
Feature

Yasawa Man: Aim To Fulfil Dreams Upon Return From Labour Scheme in Australia

Mr Rabuku plans to buy a block of land and build a house for his family.

Man Impersonates Employment Officer To Allegedly Obtain Financial Advantage By Deception
Crime & Court

Man Impersonates Employment Officer To Allegedly Obtain Financial Advantage By Deception

To date 11 reports have been received whereby the suspect had allegedly received payment of $350 each, assuring indi...

Fijian Working In Hotel In Aust Given Second Chance Thanks To Scheme
NATION

Fijian Working In Hotel In Aust Given Second Chance Thanks To Scheme

The contingent lands in Australia today after being farewelled by officials and stakeholders in the past week

Father Of Four Leaves For Australia To Fulfil Family Goals
Lifestyle

Father Of Four Leaves For Australia To Fulfil Family Goals

He wants to build a house in their village in Naviago and also continue sending their children to school

182 Fijian Pacific Labour Scheme Workers Depart For Australia
NATION

182 Fijian Pacific Labour Scheme Workers Depart For Australia

The group that left today are in addition to the 172 Fijian PLS workers who departed on 25 November, 2020.

Stay Focused: A-G To Seasonal Workers
NEWS

Stay Focused: A-G To Seasonal Workers

“There are certain protocols you’ll have to follow over there too. I at least urge you to follow them. Every cou...

Seasonal Workers In Australia, New Zealand, Able To Stay There For Now
NATION

Seasonal Workers In Australia, New Zealand, Able To Stay There For Now

Under the new visa measures announced last week, Pacific workers who are in Australia under the PLS and SWP, whose v...

Big Break Looms For Farmers
Island News

Big Break Looms For Farmers

The age category set by the Australian Government for those wishing to apply for a job under the scheme is between 2...

Marise Payne Arrives Tomorrow For Australia’s Pacific Step Up Initiative
NEWS

Marise Payne Arrives Tomorrow For Australia’s Pacific Step Up Initiative

Ms Payne will visit the Blackrock camp and work to develop the facility into a world-class regional hub for peacekee...

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