18 Jul 2019

The NSW skilled migration (190) is now open for 2019-20. The New South Wales government intends to run the 190 program to bring highly skilled people to meet the NSW labour requirement. NSW is an appealing destination for a lot of people as it is the heart of Australia’s finance and economy. In acknowledgement to high demand in NSW the program is aligned to the skills needed for the S...

18 Jul 2019

The new application for Temporary Sponsored Parent visa applications are being accepted from 1 st July 2019. The new visa is linked to a sponsorship framework which will let an Australian citizen or a permanent resident to first be approved as sponsors. After they are accepted as sponsors, their parents will be able to apply for the visa which entitles them to stay in Australia for a con...

18 Jul 2019

The meaning of what constitutes as a “regional area” differs around Australia. In the bigger and more populated states like NSW, Victoria and Queensland it is areas outside the major cities. In the case of Tasmania, South Australia and The Northern Territory the entire area is classified as a regional. For the purpose of General Skilled Migration, migrants can claim points by eithe...

18 Jul 2019

The Department of Home Affairs has stated the fees for most visas will get an increase of 5.4% starting 1 st July 2019. The new visa application charges are listed below: Student visas increased from $575 to $620 Graduate Temporary visa (Subclass 485) increased from $1,535 to $1650 General Skilled Migration visas increased from $3,755 to $4,045 Partner visas increased from...

15 Jul 2019

The Department of Home Affairs has introduced two new visas Subclass 494 and 491 which will come into effect this November 2019. The new visas will replace the existing Subclass 187 (Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme) visa and Subclass 489 (Skilled Regional Provisional) visa effectively November 2019. The new Subclass 494 visa will let employers hire skilled foreign workers via Emp...

08 Apr 2019

Overview The social well-being and community benefits have been the primary objectives for the government of Australia. In one such move; the government introduced a new parents visa in 2017. This five-year temporary visa will let parents stay for a long time with their children in Australia. The new parents visa became the part of family migration programme for the year 2017-2018 The ...

27 Mar 2019

Australian Government Introduces New Regional Visa to overcome a nationwide skills shortage According to government statistics, the majority of available 47,000 job vacancies available in regional Australia are vacant today. The significant reason for these vacant places is the shortage of skills across regional Australia. Hence, to deal with this situation, the Australian Government ...

10 Dec 2018

The giving of a false document to the Department has consequences that might go far beyond a mere refusal based on PIC 4020. It is also a criminal offence punishable with imprisonment for 10 years or 1,000 penalty units, or both The giving of a false document to the Department (which is not the case here until and unless the person in question is found guilty) has consequences that go...

26 Oct 2018

Immigration is one of the vague and as well as complex area of law, where authorities incline to amend the laws every now and then. Whilst we see DOHA (Department of Home Affairs) exploding and slashing (occasionally) the processing time every month, we have the good news for Partners!!! The journey might be complex, however, the period to reach the destination has been shortened. Ye...

22 Oct 2018

South Australia - Investor Visa: Making it easier for international business owners to invest in Australia South Australia has been chosen to become the first state in Australia to pilot a new visa for start-up entrepreneurs who desire to establish a business. The current entrepreneur requires mandatory funding/ injected into the Australian economy and proven experience in successf...