News

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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19
Mar

Letter to Clients – Coronavirus Pandemic

Dear Infinite Migration Australia clients,   At Infinite Migration Australia we are dedicated to maintaining the wellbeing of both staff and clients. We recognise that the COVID-19/Coronavirus situation has not only created health issues but has further impacted some of your visa goals. We are actively monitoring the situation as well as responding appropriately.   Aligning with Public Health Authorities

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25
Nov

Queensland State Sponsorship Opportunities for Skilled Visas

Queensland Skilled Migration Program is once again open.   BSMQ is accepting new EOIs for both Skilled Nominated (Permanent) visa (subclass 190) and the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491).   There are currently three steams of pathway for nominations. Working in Queensland Offshore (subclass 190 and subclass 491) Queensland postgraduate alumni   Even though a number of occupations

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13
Nov

Occupations to be removed from QSOL when BSMQ Skilled Program Re-opens

Queensland Government has announced the removal of a number of skilled occupations from its list under the Sponsored Skilled 190 and Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) subclass 491 visa   Be proactive and talk to a professional to arrive at a more solid plan for your skilled migration.   Occupations to be removed from QSOL November 2019 •Onshore and Offshore -IT

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23
Oct

Western Australia moves to improve State Nomination Migration Program under the Graduate Stream

Great news for Western Australian international graduates with beneficial changes being made to the State Nomination Migration Program (SNMP) under the Graduate stream. Premier Mark McGowan recently announced that the Graduate Stream of the SNMP will now include graduates of vocational education and training (VET). The first invitation round that will include VET graduates has been confirmed to begin in

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30
Jul

Changes to the Queensland Skilled Occupations List 2019-20

Queensland Skilled Occupation Lists are now open as of 29 July 2019. Queensland is looking for skilled migrants in occupations that have been identified as being in shortage in Queensland. The Queensland Occupation List (QSOL) is frequently updated, according to the current labour demand for occupations throughout Australia. Popular occupations such as Marketing Specialist, Accountants, chefs, Nurses and Teachers remain

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9
Apr

The new Partner visa changes commence from 17 April 2019

UPDATE POST 17 APRIL 2019 : The partner visa changes were placed on hold. We await an update from the department in regards to when the changes will commence. We still recommend you submit your partner visa ASAP to avoid delays and disappointment should the change occur with little notice.   Subsequent to our earlier post in January regarding the

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5
Apr

New incentives to live, work or study in Australian regional areas

  In an effort to increase the population in Australian regional areas, the government has proposed introducing new skilled regional visas as well as rewarding those who wish to study within regional areas. The new skilled regional provisional visas will be for skilled migrants, and dependent family members, who want to live and work in Australia. The government’s proposed national

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