15 Feb 2016

In the spirit of Valentine ’s Day just passed, it would be appropriate to shed light on one of the most popular methods of obtaining permanent residency – the partner visa pathway (specifically, the Prospective Marriage Visa). A significant number of couples in Australia need the immigration system to keep their relationship continuing. Whether one spouse is located outside of Austral...

05 Feb 2016

Over the past few decades, there has been a steady increase in the number of migrants coming into Australia. Since Australia became a federation in 1901, our population has increased over five fold, growing from a population of approximately four million to 22.3 million in 2011. Overall, this has contributed significantly to shaping modern-day Australia into the diverse, multi-cultural l...

29 Jan 2016

Eradicating the wolf amongst the sheep – will the proposed abolishment of Labour Market Testing for 457 visas make it more resistant to misuse by the less-than-honest few? At the current time, the 457 is notorious for dividing opinions. One school of thought believes that the subclass 457 visa is the solution for Australia’s skill shortage. The other school of thought however, believes ...

18 Dec 2015

study in Australia for international students
Being one of the most multi-cultural countries in the world, Australia is a popular destinations for migrants all over the world. Most of the people who have settled in Australia are exposed to a variety of cultures, ethnicities and open-mindedness. As a result of this multiculturalism, one of the most popular migration streams in recent years has been the partner (or spouse) visas. The ...

11 Dec 2015

Over the past decade, Australia has become a very popular destination for skilled migrants worldwide. With a strong economy, a multi-cultural lifestyle and weather to rival any country in the world, Australia offers exciting new opportunities for those seeking a new life and opportunity. If you are considering moving to Australia, the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa, or ‘subclass 457 vi...

02 Dec 2015

Most of the people who have had to go through Australia’s immigration system will not hesitate to tell you that it is quite a complex and stressful process. While some are lucky enough to have a relatively straightforward journey in their quest to make Australia their home/place of study/place of business, the vast spectrum of human circumstances can make the process all the more complic...

02 Nov 2015

Throughout the world, Australia is known to be one of the most laidback countries in the world. This stereotype is derived from the typical Australian lifestyle, which involves a degree of informality, a relaxed approach to issues and an easy-going demeanor. Given that a significant number of Australian cities are close to beaches, it can be argued that the ‘Aussie’ lifestyle is a modifi...

06 Oct 2015

In recent years, Australia has become a world-wide destination for international students. High standards of education coupled with a laid-back lifestyle and easy going people can be attributed to this attraction (not to mention amazing weather that can rival any country in the world). Combined together, starting up a graduate career in Australia has become very appealing to students pla...