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Australia’s prime minister and cabinet confirmed

It was a long process but finally the nation can move forward with the announcement of Australia’s prime minister and his new cabinet in parliament house. Malcolm Turnbull of the Liberal National Party has been confirmed as Australia’s prime minister and yesterday the prime minister announced his cabinet including 15 newly-elected members. Some of the…

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Skilled Occupation List Updated – July 2016

The Skilled Occupation List (SOL) is constantly reviewed and updated to ensure that the needs of the Australian workforce and economy are being met through the skilled worker immigration channels.  This is to assist Australia in both the short-term and long-term. This particular review was conducted by the Department of Education and Training across late…

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UK’s first post-Brexit PM announced

The United Kingdom has been in almost a transient state since the Leave results of the 2016 Brexit vote induced the resignation of current Prime Minister David Cameron.  Whilst there is still much uncertainty across most of the British population, the announcement of the UK’s new prime Minister did help to restore some sense of…

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A country in waiting – Australian election

The polling booths have officially closed for the 2016 Australian Federal Election, but 4 days on the country seems to be no closer in announcing the government and Prime Minister who will run the country. With the official voting day announced as the 2nd of July, the nation is still in waiting for the announcement…

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Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF) introduced by Australian Government

On the 1st of July 2016 the Australian Government announced that the official roll out of their Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF) had begun allowing international students an easier and more streamlined way to apply for visas to study in Australia. The news has been welcomed by visa applicants, learning institutions and migration agents due…

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Call for investigation on fraudulent Australian visas

Unscrupulous migration agents and fraudulent visa applicants are in the spotlight this week after a recent investigation presented by the ABC 7:30 Fairfax media program highlighted many issues of concern for the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection. “Numerous investigations [by the department] revealed massive fraud within our Student, Skilled Migration, 457 programs.” Said…

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The aftermath – How Brexit will affect Australia

The world watched as the announcement was made that Britain was no longer part of Europe as the Brexit votes were counted. The domino affect to economies and immigration around the world was in play even before the announcement with the stock market and many banks suspending trade with the British pound for the 24…

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Brexit and the EU – Britain’s deciding vote

It’s been a turbulent time in the United Kingdom over the past few months as the Brexit debate has swept through the nation.  Emotions and political campaigns have been running high and came to a peak with the tragic murder of MP Jo Cox who was attacked during a speech encouraging voters to remain as…

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Brexit and what it could mean for immigration laws

Over the past few decades in particular, the world has become a much ‘smaller’ place in terms of accessibility in travel, technology, immigration and international trading which is why the world is watching and waiting for the decision millions of Britons will make on the 23rd of June. The term ‘Brexit’ was the simple combination…

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Gold Coast Retail boom boosts employment

It has been a busy time for retailers and shoppers alike, especially on the Gold Coast where three major shopping centres have undergone transformations and refurbishments. According to Local business directory Local Suburb the biggest one on the calendar was Pacific Fair with it’s big unveiling of a $670 million redevelopment of it’s centre earlier…

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