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Japan could join new Pacific trade group

Japan could join new Pacific trade group | Australia's Role in the Region - Rebekah | Scoop.it
Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, is widely tipped to announce today that his country will join negotiations for a Pacific-region free trade agreement.
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This article says that Australia and other Pacific nations as well as Japan are considering joining a trade company called Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

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Gillard pledges to get skilled migration on track

Gillard pledges to get skilled migration on track | Australia's Role in the Region - Rebekah | Scoop.it
PM Julia Gillard has threatened to impose more restrictions on 457 temporary visas, even though the Immigration Department recently reported the scheme was working well.
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This article talks about how Julia Gillard wants to put more restrictions on the temporary visa holders coming into Australia and find the skilled migrats.

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Asylum-seeker transfers heighten Manus Island concerns

Asylum-seeker transfers heighten Manus Island concerns | Australia's Role in the Region - Rebekah | Scoop.it
PREGNANT women and children held at the Manus Island asylum-seeker detention centre have been brought to Australia for medical treatment and critics say it's further proof offshore processing is failing.
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This article says that Manus Island is inadequate to accomodate fully for families and their health issues. It says that they took pregnant women and their daughters to Australia to accomodate for their health issues.

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