News

28
Apr

5 Steps to Plan Your Visa

As the virus upends productivity across the world, the question now is how bad things will get and what we can do. Amid the fog, one thing seems certain: some sectors will suffer more than others. The crisis has caused hardships but also revealed very real opportunities. Many have sharpened their focus and realised obtaining Australian permanent residency or citizenship has

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23
Apr

My Australian Visa is expiring, what do I do next?

How to Resolve your Immediate Australian Visa Concerns The Department has several measures in place to help temporary visa holders with the effects of COVID-19 crisis. It is however still the visa holder’s responsibility to ensure that a valid visa is held if you remain in Australia.   If your visa is expiring and the subsequent visa cannot be lodged

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6
Apr

New Visa Pathway to Help effects of COVID-19

The Department has introduced a new visa pathway under the temporary activity (Australian Government Endorsed Events) subclass 408 visa to help temporary visa holders deal with potential issues caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus.   This visa will allow you to remain in Australia if you have no other visa options and are unable to depart Australia due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. remain in

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2
Apr

Work Limitation Relaxed

Temporary relaxation of working hours for student visa holders   International students who work in some industries can have their work limitation of 40 hours a fortnight waived.   Supermarkets To keep shelves stocked in this time of high demand, the government has announced a temporary relaxation of the 40 hour a fortnight work limit for student visa holders who

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2
Apr

SA Immigration Changes

Immigration South Australia announces changes to State Nomination   A number of changes had been announced by Immigration SA in support of the South Australian State Government’s response to COVID-19.   Priorities are given to health professionals working in the State. Health workers who already work in the State are exempt from a number work experience requirements.   In addition

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30
Mar

Record Fast Results – Skilled Migration

NSW Skilled Nomination Migration 190 Visa   Infinite Migration Australia Assists in Obtaining Fast Results We are pleased to announce another successful outcome for a client that has worked with us from the very beginning of their visa journey. The Infinite Migration Australia team has helped our client receive a NSW Nomination grant in just a few hours! After receiving

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27
Mar

QUEENSLAND SMALL BUSINESS 491 PATHWAY

SKILLED WORK REGIONAL (PROVISIONAL) SUBCLASS 491 VISA   Queensland Small Business Pathway 2020   The Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Subclass 491 visa is a 5-year provisional visa which requires holders to live and work in a regional area to obtain permanent residence. To qualify, you would need be sponsored by either a relative living in a designated area or a

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26
Mar

COVID-19 and Your Health Insurance

Recently we’ve have increasing amount of enquires regarding health insurance coverage.   To provide some assurance as to what you are covered for regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) through your private health insurance, please note the following information provided by Bupa:   For domestic policy holders:   If you or your employees feel unwell and visit a GP for a consult or

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24
Mar

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Your Visa

This can be quite a daunting time for everyone, especially those holding temporary visas. Travel Ban and Policy changes will affect those who hold temporary visas onshore or offshore, as well as those who have pending visa expires. Those affected will include lodged and plan-to-lodge visas; visa processing time; your studies plans; travel plans; offshore application cancellations due to the

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20
Mar

Skilled Migration Update

Queensland Skilled Migration Update  COVID-19 (Novel coronavirus) and Australian visas BSMQ PROCESSING UPDATE 18 MARCH 2020     Subclass 491 remains OPEN     BSMQ is currently priority processing subclass 491 ONSHORE applicants.     Offshore is still open, however only critical skill shortage occupations such as medical and allied health professionals will be given priority at this time.  

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