IMMIGRATION NEWS UPDATE
States and Territories have stopped nominations for the the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) (subclass 491) and Skilled Nominated (Permanent) (subclass 190) visas as well as Business Visas (subclasses 188 and 132) until they are advised by the Commonwealth government about their allocations for 2020-21. Therefore, visa aspirants would have a waiting period, which could be until the Budget on 6th October 2020 before these programs re-open.
Fees for applications have remained at the 2019-20 level, except for a small increase in the credit card surcharge to 1.40% but they could go up in October.
Watch this space!