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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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Cutting Australia’s Permanent Immigration Intake

Australia’s annual permanent immigration intake has been capped at 190,000 and has remained at the level since 2011. However, the actual intake last year fell to just over 162,000 for the first time since 2007 with a cut in the family and skilled visas...

John Young – 06 February, 2019

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Old Australian Citizenship Laws Still Apply

Australian citizenship Laws did not go through the SENATE. Therefore, the old laws still apply The Federal Government has been trying to pass some changes to the Australian Citizenship law through the parliament that would make Australian permanent residents wait four years and pass an English language test before they...

John Young – 05 February, 2019

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