New temporary work visa settings should be welcome relief.

Though international trade and domestic infrastructure are clearly big issues facing businesses at the moment, there's no doubt getting access to skilled labour continues to be challenging.

The good news is the Government is at least listening, as evidenced last week in the changes announced to the temporary migrant work visa scheme.

Some close attention is needed in terms of the detail of the new settings but most business groups from the outset have welcomed the move.

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There's also a sense of relief the coalition appears to have shied away from

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