Articles

12
Mar

New Skilled Occupation List Announced

New legislative instruments came into affect on 11th March 2019 to allow for a number of changes to the MLSOL, STSOL and ROL in Australia. These  changes might allow you and your family to migrate to Australia. There are now even more avenues available in order to achieve your visa goals with a number of new occupations added to the Medium

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5
Mar

Newly Announced Temporary Long Stay Parent Subclass 870 Visa

Temporary Long Stay Parent Visa   Further announcements have been made for the long anticipated Temporary Long Stay Parent visa.   Minister Coleman has announced on 1st March that the new five year sponsored parent visa, the Subclass 870 Parent (Temporary) Visa, will be open for application on 17 April 2019.   From the Department’s website, which provides further information

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24
Jan

SA announces regional school fee waivers for SC 457/482 holders

We have received the following news from MIA today. The South Australian Minister for Education, the Hon John Garner MP, has just announced that the school contribution fee for dependents of Subclasses 457 and 482 visa holders, attending government schools in regional areas, are to be waived to encourage nor foreign workers to settle or work in regional South Australia.

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24
Jan

Western Australia – State Nomination Program Clarification

The MIA has received the following information from WA Immigration: It appears to us that emphasis has been put on Australian work experience and qualifications. No changes have been made to the criteria, however, Migration WA has made an amendment to the invitation process applicable to the State nomination Graduate stream. The priority for work experience during the invitation ranking

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17
Jan

Why You should Lodge your Onshore Partner Visa ASAP

Onshore partner visa applicants have always enjoyed the rights similar to those who have already been granted the visa, ie. Medicare, the right to remain in Australia; to work; to ability travel and return to Australia etc. This all depended on the applicant being able to lodge a valid application whilst in Australia.   Subsequent to a new Bill passed

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27
Nov

Have you received a notification for Refusal or Cancellation?

I’ve heard many clients confessing that one of the scariest moments of their lives was finding out their visa or their employer’s nomination was refused/cancelled. The email titled ‘decision to refuse’ and ‘notice of intention to cancel’ have surly caused nightmares to many. We always advise our clients, the best way to approach any refusal decision or cancellation notifications from

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27
Nov

Why You Need A Registered Migration Agent?

Sure, you can apply for a visa without the help of a registered Australian immigration consultant, however doing so could result in a lot of frustration and not much success. Apart from the mountain of paperwork and processes required, even the slightest mistake on a form could doom your application to the waiting pile. That’s where we come in. Infinite

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27
Nov

What if you have your visa application refused

Administrative Appeals Tribunal – Migration Division If you have had a visa application refused or you have had your visa cancelled, you may be able to appeal the decision to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (‘AAT’). What is the AAT, and why? The Administrative Appeals Tribunal is an independent merits review body for most administrative decisions by the Federal Government. In

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27
Nov

Get In Fast or Risk Missing Out

State Sponsored Skilled Migration Subclass 489 and 190 Changes to Tasmania State Sponsorship Due to popular demand, Tasmanian Department of State Growth is now taking up to 3 months to finalise Tasmanian state nomination applications for SC190 and 489. They have also ceased granting of any request for priority processing and hence applications will be assessed on a first in first

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27
Nov

We Can Help You Do The Same

It’s always good to share visa grants with our clients. What’s more exciting is when the decisions are made within an expedited period of time! Recently we’ve received a lot of grants within a week or two of lodgement. We believe this is because the applications were decision ready and that the Department is rewarding these applications to encourage efficient

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