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Low-Skilled Migrants get a Pathway to Australian Permanent Residency

Immigration took centre stage in Australia’s political discourse for the better part of 2017 with much discussion around Australia’s annual permanent intake and the question of how to deal with growing overcrowding in Melbourne and Sydney. A proposal was put forward to send migrants to regional and rural Australia for...

John Young – 11 February, 2019

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Agreements could be Signed to Address Labour Needs

Immigration Minister David Coleman said agreements could be signed with more regions to address the labour needs of these areas – something he said was his priority right after he took charge of his portfolio last year. We are hoping that Cairns – Far North Queensland will be the next...

John Young – 10 February, 2019

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New Temporary Parent Visa to be Made Available

New Temporary Parent visa to be made available A new temporary sponsored parent visa that will allow parents of migrants to stay in Australia for a period of up to five years will be made available during the first half of 2019. The visa was promised in June 2016, during...

John Young – 09 February, 2019

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Partner Visas – New Sponsorship Framework

New sponsorship framework for sponsored family visas – PARTNER VISAS The Federal Parliament passed the Migration Amendments Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2016 with Government’s amendments and it was subsequently passed by the lower house the same day on 28th November 2018, paving the way for a new sponsorship...

John Young – 08 February, 2019

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Temporary Activity Visa Holders can Stay in Australia for Three Years

The Federal Government endorsed-Subclass 408 Temporary Activity) visa will allow visa holders to stay in Australia for three years along with their families. The state government will give priority to businesses related to the defence and space, cyber security, big data, digital and blockchain, food, wine and AgTech, health and...

John Young – 07 February, 2019

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