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From lockdown paradise to love island: Australia’s bizarre pilfering of UK doctors

6 March 2023

2:48 PM

6 March 2023

2:48 PM

Last week, whilst perusing the internet, I stumbled upon a rather amusing story. It turns out a delegation from Western Australia has been dispatched to the UK in a bid to lure underpaid and overworked British workers with the promise of higher wages and better living standards. Government and industry officials are trying to fill almost 31,000 vacancies across numerous professions such as teaching and nursing and other skilled workers such as builders and plumbers.

Led by Police and Defence Industry Minister Paul Papalia, they arrived in the UK at the end of February and, as part of a nine-day tour, will visit...

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