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Tasmania introduce a new Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 489)

| July 14, 2017
Tasmania introduce a new Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 489)

Tasmanian state government offer a new visa category that could provide visa-holders a pathway to Australian permanent residency. Australia is proving to be one of the most popular immigration destinations in the world. With a total annual intake of nearly 200,000, the country evokes the interest of visa-seekers from all over the globe. Apart from […]

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2017-18 Skilled Occupations List announced – July 2017

| July 3, 2017
2017-18 Skilled Occupations List announced – July 2017

Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) have released two Skilled Occupations List (SOL). This list comes into effect from 1st July, 2017. The Short‑term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) will be applicable for Subclass 190 (Skilled—Nominated visa) or Subclass 489 (Skilled—Regional (Provisional) visa. The Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) will be applicable for General Skilled migration visas – Subclass 189 (Skilled Independent Visa), Subclass 489 (Skilled Regional Provisional Visa […]

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Changes on Working Visas (old 457) from July 2017

| July 3, 2017
Changes on Working Visas (old 457) from July 2017

Previously Australian government had announced from 1st of July 2017, many changes to 457 visa are coming in to effect that it will introduce some reforms to Australia’s temporary employer sponsored skilled migration programmes. The reforms were to include abolishing of Temporary (Skilled) (subclass 457) visa (457 visa) and replacing it with a completely new […]

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Do you want to migrate to Australia? Victoria releases new Skilled Occupations List

| June 28, 2017
Do you want to migrate to Australia? Victoria releases new Skilled Occupations List

From 1 July 2017, applications for ICT occupations re-open with new application process. In November 2016, reported about Victorian Government’s decision to temporary stop accepting applications for skilled visa for certain ICT occupations. Skilled visa applications for 11 occupations were temporarily closed by the Victorian Government for certain ICT occupations from 11 November 2016 till 6 March […]

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FactCheck: what are the real numbers on refugees and migrants coming to Australia?

| October 18, 2016
FactCheck: what are the real numbers on refugees and migrants coming to Australia?

On Q&A programme of ABC, panellists duelled over the numbers of migrants Australia takes a year. Is it 200,000 or 800,000? How many are permanent and how many are temporary? Let’s check the facts. Checking the source The Conversation asked the three panellists for sources and comment to support their statements. Shen Narayanasamy referred to […]

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The skills that will help you emigrate to Australia

| May 27, 2016
The skills that will help you emigrate to Australia

Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has released the new Skilled Occupations List (SOL) for 2016-17. The purpose of the country’s skilled migration programme is to attract “highly employable” people for migration, and it is the most common form of migration to Australia. Australia is one of the biggest gainers through emigration, which is largely […]

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Do you want to work in Australia ? Follow below steps

| February 20, 2014
Do you want to work in Australia ? Follow below steps

  If you’d like to work in Australia, there are a number of factors you’ll need to take into consideration. The following list, while by no means comprehensive, will give you a rough idea of what you need to take care of both before you arrive in Australia and after you’ve disembarked to begin your […]

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Australia and NZ Remain Dream Home for Migrants

| February 4, 2014

Gallup’s Potential Net Migration Index reported that Australia and New Zealand remain the ideal migration destination for people around the world among countries in the region. The population for the two countries can increase vastly if these people will be given freedom to live in a country where they wanted, the poll revealed. The intention […]

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Work and eligibility arrangements for the Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) visa

| November 24, 2013
Work and eligibility arrangements for the Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) visa

The Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) visa offers a great opportunity for recently graduated international students to gain valuable work experience after completing their studies. This work experience helps develop the skills graduates gained during their studies and also makes them more employable upon return to their home country. It is important to note that applicants […]

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Australia introduces Labour Market Testing (LMT) for key 457 visa occupations

| November 24, 2013
Australia introduces Labour Market Testing (LMT) for key 457 visa occupations

IEAA-labour-market-testing-requirement-457-visa-programLabour Market Testing (LMT) for the Australian subclass 457 visa programme has begun and further details of how it will work have now been issued by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. All applications from 23 November will be subject to the new LMT rules but those lodged before this date will be unaffected. […]

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Australian International Student visa numbers are rising

| November 10, 2013

The number of visa applications granted for overseas students to study in Australia has increased by approximately 4% marking the second year in a row of growth for the sector. N umbers had previously been falling but the financial year 2012/2013 has seen figures rise with the previous year of 290,761 applications lodged compared with […]

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Australia to ease student visa rules

| November 10, 2013

THE Abbott government yesterday moved to loosen visa restrictions to attract international students, prompting calls for increased funding for regulators to ensure there was no return to the “visa factory” that marked the height of the 2008-09 higher education boom. From next year, tougher restrictions on students from countries with the highest risk of visa […]

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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions by International Students

| September 19, 2013
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions by International Students

Frequently Asked Questions by International Students What are the requirements to apply for a post study working visa after completing a one year Postgraduate course? What is the fee for this type of visa? What are the criteria for this type of visa, including registration? Do I need to take any exams such as IELTS? […]

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