News

14
Jul

South Australia MY2022 Nomination Policy

South Australia State Nomination Requirements SA has announced it’s nomination requirements. Application for nomination will start from 8am, Tuesday 20th July 2021.   The pathways South Australia migration program is focused to provide migration pathways for below major groups of candidates: Talent and Innovators Program Currently working in South Australia (including long-term residents in SA) International Graduate of South Australia

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5
Jul

2022 Migration Year – ACT Nomination Guidelines

Skills Canberra has sent out updates regarding its migration policies for the new migration year. It is confirmed that the ACT nomination guidelines will be published on Monday 5th July 2021.   In the 2020-21 Migration year, ACT was provided with 1400 allocation of nomination places. The allocations were met by mid-June 2021 with an average of 200 approvals per

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4
Jul

2022 Migration Year – Victoria’s Skilled Migration Program

New opportunities announced under Victoria’s Skilled Migration Program for the 2022 Migration Year.   The Victoria’s Skilled Migration Program has announced encouraging news for 2021-22. The 2021-22 Victorian skilled visa nomination program (subclass 190 and 491) will open on 7 July 2021. The Department of Home Affairs has provided Victoria with 3,500 subclass 190 places and 500 subclass 491 places.

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13
May

New changes to the Temporary Activity visa (subclass 408) and Student Visa (subclass 500)

Immigrants who work in the Hospitality and Tourism sector in Australia now have further visa options to remain for up to 12 months. The announcement released by Minister Hawke confirmed that Hospitality and Tourism would include the sector in the Temporary Activity visa 408 COVID-19 Pandemic Event Visa to allow for Australia’s Covid-19 economic recovery.   What is a Temporary

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15
Dec

South Australia State Nomination Now Open

South Australia has opened its nomination under the 2020/21 Migration Year for Skilled State nominated visas and Business innovation and investment program.   Applicants are asked to nominate an occupation on the Skilled Migration Occupation List. This appears to broaden the occupations available for nomination. However preferred requirements seem to suggest that only an application that falls within the following

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15
Oct

Relaxed Income Requirement for 189 New Zealand Stream

Relaxed income requirement for the New Zealand Stream of the Skilled Independent (subclass 189) visa has been announced. The Government has eased the income eligibility requirement for the New Zealand stream of the Skilled Independent (subclass 189) visa. Special Category (subclass 444) visa holders who have a taxable income at or above the Temporary Skilled Migrant Income Threshold for at

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15
Oct

Partner Visa 2020-21 English Language Requirement Announced

The department of Home Affairs has announced proposed changes to include an additional requirement on the partner visas that English language obligation to be implemented for both the applicant and sponsor. This requirement is estimated to begin toward the end of 2021 to obtain a permanent partner visa. We encourage those who were planning on proceeding with a partner visa

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30
Sep

BSMQ Queensland State Nomination Program Now Open

BSMQ Queensland State Nomination Program The Queensland nomination program is now open and will close on Monday 5 October 2020. There is only a limited amount of time to submit your application, contact the Infinite Migration team to discuss your eligibility and assist you in submitting your expression of interest. There is a restricted number of nominations available which means

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24
Sep

COVID-19 visa concessions for Temporary Graduate (Subclass 485) visa

COVID-19 visa concessions for Temporary Graduate (Subclass 485) visa   Which concessions apply to the Temporary Graduate (Subclass 485) visa? It has recently been announced that concessions are now available for Temporary Graduate (Subclass 485) visa holders who have been impacted by the COVID-19 border closures. The  Migration Regulations 1994 has been amended to help students who have been unable

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24
Sep

COVID-19 visa concessions announced

COVID-19 visa Concessions Announced It has recently been announced that concessions are now available for certain visa holders who have been impacted by the COVID-19 border closures, business restrictions or the economic downturn. The concession period began on 1 February 2020 and will continue until a date to be specified by the department of Home affairs. The concessions will only

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