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24 January 2019

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.

The full list of schools that qualify for the fee exemption are available at education.sa.gov.au



Net Overseas Migration Planning Levels Remain the Same

27 October 2020

On 6 October 2020, the Federal Budget was released, with important news related to Home Affairs’ proposed skilled and family migration intake for the new financial year.

While predi… Read More


New Zealand Pathway to Permanent Residence

26 October 2020

As part of the federal budget release on 6 October 2020, it was announced that there would be changes to the income eligibility requirement for the New Zealand stream of the Skilled Independent (Read More


Partner Sponsorship Changes to be Introduced during 2020/21

26 October 2020

Commencing in the 2020/21 financial year, new sponsorship provisions for Partner Visa (8… Read More


Changes to Business, Investment and Innovation Program, along with Global Talent Independent Program

26 October 2020

The federal budget for 2020/21 includes improvements and changes to Read More


Net Overseas Migration Planning Levels Remain the Same, Employer Sponsored Visas Prioritised

19 October 2020

On 6 October 2020, the Federal Budget was released, with important news related to Home Affairs’ proposed skilled migration intake for the new financial year.

While predictions indi… Read More


Working Holiday and Work and Holiday Visa Holders (6 Month Rule Extension)

19 October 2020

Many employers of overseas nationals have working holiday (subclass 482) visa holders, or work and holiday (Read More


Visa Application Charge Waiver for TSS (Subclass 482) Visa Holders

19 October 2020

While arrival exemptions are in place for visa holders working in a critical sector, and those on the priority skilled migration occupations list, many TSS (Read More


Determining Eligibility for Accredited Sponsorship

19 October 2020

As processing times are becoming more and more protracted for TSS (subclass 482) sponsorship, n… Read More


New COVID-19 Concessions

19 September 2020

From 19 September 2020, new concessions have been introduced for individuals seeking to apply for one of the following visa subclasses, where COVID19 has otherwise prevented or disrupted them from … Read More


New Citizenship Test to Incorporate Australia’s Values

19 September 2020

New Citizenship Test to Incorporate Australia’s Values

From 15 November 2020, a new citizenship test will be sat by those seeking to become Australian citizens. The new citizenship … Read More


New Labour Market Testing Criteria for TSS Nominations

9 September 2020

From 1 October 2020, the Department of Home Affairs have introduced new labour market testing (LMT) criteria.

Currently, if not exempt from LMT requirements, employers must publish the no… Read More


New Priority Migration Skilled Occupations List

2 September 2020

New PMSOL List - New Priority Migration Skilled Occupations List 

A new occupations list called the Priority Migration Skilled Occupations List (PMSOL) has been introduced fro… Read More


Regional Independent, Regional Employer Sponsored Visa update

8 June 2020

We receive many enquiries from disheartened clients who have submitted expressions of interest for the independent skilled (subclass 189), and state nominated (subclass 190) visas, without receivin… Read More


Government fees increase as at 1 July 2019

1 July 2019

Commencing today, the government have increased their fees for the visa application component of most visa subclasses, including both temporary and permanent visas. A summary of a few common visa a… Read More


AAT increase application fees from 1 July 2019

4 June 2019

Gazette - C2019G00482 Annual federal courts and tribunals fee increase from 1 July 2019

Increases the AAT application fee in the Migration and Refugee division for a decision for protecti… Read More


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