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The Australian Government has committed to allowing Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme workers on long-term placements of between one and 4 years to bring their families to Australia, with the agreement of their employer sponsor.…

Recruiting Pacific and Timor-Leste workers through the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme may be a good solution for employers who can’t find enough local labour.

This resource outlines how skills development improves workers' technical knowledge and abilities and increases productivity, and provides information about engaging with training organisations.

Many Pacific island and Timorese women come from families with generations of semi-commercial and subsistence farming experience. This fact sheet explains how these skills and experience make women ideal candidates for jobs in Australia's…

This fact sheet outlines the process for transferring seasonal workers to a long-term contract under the Pacific Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme, and Pacific Labour Scheme workers to a long-term placement for the remaining balance of up to 4 years…

These checklists outline the tasks that PALM scheme workers need to complete before returning home at the end of their employment in Australia. Employers should provide their workers with a copy of this checklist and discuss it with them.

This guide is designed for Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme workers. To help make your arrival in Australia easier, your employer pays for some items for you in advance. These costs are usually paid back to your employer over the…

Information for employers to support Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme workers to return to their home country. 

November 2022

This deed is made between and binds the Commonwealth of Australia and each Pacific Labour Scheme approved employer.

This deed is made between and binds the Commonwealth of Australia and each Seasonal Worker Programme approved employer.

The purpose of these guidelines is to provide information and guidelines to Pacific Labour Scheme employers to enable their successful participation in the PLS. They are intended to help employers understand and meet their obligations and…

These guidelines are written for approved employers participating in the Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP). They are intended to help employers understand and meet their obligations and responsibilities as an approved employer detailed in the SWP…

Use this reference guide to prepare your application. All employer applications, including all required documentation, must be completed and submitted via the online application form found on the…

The PALM scheme skills development program provides workers with access to training while they are working in Australia. This application form and application guide are for employers to apply for skills development funding on their workers'…

Information for prospective Pacific and Timor-Leste workers on what it is like to work in Australia in the aged care, aquaculture, disability services, horticulture, meat processing and tourism and hospitality sectors.