The Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA) supplements the workforce strategies of States, Territories and regions, to support employers in designated areas and help them adjust to changing economic conditions. This Agreement provides flexibility to such employers based on their specific economic and labour market conditions.
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DAMA is a two-tier framework:
- Deed of Agreement (Head Agreement) between the Australian Government and the defined regional area’s representative;
- Individual labour agreements with employers operating in designated areas.
Currently there are seven Head agreements in place in defined regions of Northern Territory, The Goldfields WA, Great South Coast VIC, Adelaide City and Regional SA, Orana, NSW and Far North Queensland.