State Nomination Updates 31st March 2020

Following some months of speculation and varying advice regarding eligibility criteria requirements from state to state, recent releases by some states have finally confirmed their current positions. Eligibility requirements are stringently investigated therefore compliance is essential prior to lodging any Expressions of Interest (EOI) with SkillSelect. New South Wales This...

COVID 19 Visa News Updates – March 19th 2020

Endeavours to control the threat of the Coronavirus continue as today, Australian Prime Minister, The Hon Scott Morrison MP, announces further restrictions due to come into effect on the country’s borders from 9pm on Friday March 20th. Travel bans extended From this point, only Australian citizens, permanent residents and their...

COVID 19 Visa News Updates – March 17th 2020

As the Australian Government works proactively to combat current or potential issues arising from the global pandemic, which has already infiltrated our shores, adjustments to travel and/or visa conditions have become an almost daily occurrence. From this perspective, Sellanes Clark is committed to keeping its clients and friends informed with...

Visa and Non-visa Updates 14-03-2020

There’s no doubt that Australia, together with the rest of the world, has asserted itself to combat the concerning spread of what has recently been declared a global pandemic. Drastic situations demand almost unprecedented precautionary measures which capture the international press and necessarily demand public attention but in the background,...

Update on Coronavirus/COVID 19 Travel Bans – February 29th 2020

Rapidly becoming an international problem of significant proportions, reports of new infections and of consequential fatalities, resulting from the potentially lethal COVID 19 disease, recently influenced the Australian government to extend prevailing travel bans impacting people wishing to travel to Australia, direct from mainland China. These bans have now been...

Novel Corona Virus/COVID-19 Update 19/02/2020

The disease resulting from the potentially lethal corona virus and recently named COVID-19 continues to spread, although predominately within mainland China and its ongoing threat has convinced the Australian government to maintain travel restrictions for the time being. On February 15th, the initial 14 day restriction was extended, to be...