The government has once again turned to the skilled migration program, in its attempt to support the provision of COVID-19 vaccines, the following three occupations have been added to the PMSOL bringing the total number of occupations on the list to 44.
PTE Academic which is one of the recognised English testing organisations have announced the following changes:
As Covid rages on, its effects continue to be felt in Migration related matters…
The Fair Work Commission states that in the current circumstances, most employers should assume that they can’t require their employees to be vaccinated against coronavirus.
We have it on good authority that given the current skills shortages in Australia (which has been heightened during COVID Pandemic, due to delays in processing of offshore 482 visa applications for those occupations not on the PMSOL), the Migration Institute of Australia is attempting to lobby DOHA for a third 482 visa for those […]
As mentioned in our last update, the standard citizenship by conferral application fees have been increased by a whopping 70% to $490, following which, visa application fees also increased.
The High Income Threshold for Global Talent Independent Visa Program has increased from $153,900 to $158,500, effective today, 1st July 2021.
Application fees in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal will increase on 1 July 2021.
Business Innovation and Investment Program – Proposed Changes to take effect from 1 July 2021
Certain streams to be abolished from 1 July 2021
The following BIIP streams will be closed to new applications from 1 July 2021 are (pending applications and those lodged before the cut-off date will still be processed):
•Significant Business History
•Venture Capital Entrepreneur
ATTENTION : Department of Home Affairs has announced a fee hike for Australian Citizenship applications. The increase will be effective as of 1st July 2021. The announcement would lead us to believe that other fees are likely to be given an increase from 1st July. The citizenship fees hike is from $285 to $490, which […]