October, 2014
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Applications for NSW Skilled Migration Program closes for 2014

The New South Wales Government have received a huge response to the recent increase of it’s Skilled Migration program from 600 to 4000 available places. Not only has this increase made this NSW Skilled Migration program the largest in Australia but it is has tested the system for it’s efficiency and ability in processing such […]

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ACT Announces Criteria Change For Limited Occupations

At the beginning of October the ACT Small Business and Skills Department confirmed with registered Australian migration agents that the guidelines and criteria have been revised for what was previously listed as ‘Limited’ in The ACT Occupation List for the Skilled Nominated (190) Visa. As of the 1st October 2014, that the ‘Limited’ occupations is […]

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Australia’s Work-Travel Visa Deal Confirmed with Israel

Australia is following in the footsteps of New Zealand, Germany and South Korea with the governments recent agreement with Israel releasing 500 work-travel Visas allowing young Israeli residents to work and travel around Australia for one year. The Visa (subclass 462) is a mutually beneficial agreement with Israel reciprocating the offer for young Australian citizens […]

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Non-Contributory Parent Visa Applications are Now Open!

In May this year we reported on the decision from the Federal Government’s budget cuts, that a number of family Visa applications were no longer going to be processed and all future applications would be closed. Two weeks ago we received the news that we were all hoping for. A Disallowance Notice had been passed […]

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Massive Volume of Applications Causes a Pause in ICT Visas

The Victorian Government has been forced to deal with the extremely high number of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Skilled Nominations by temporarily pausing any new applications until the backlog of existing applications has been processed. This process is not uncommon when a specific field, industry or Visa comes into high demand. This closure for […]

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