Priorities in the ICT sector including investments, global talent visas and r&d

With critical sectors identified across the nation in efforts rebuild the post-Covid-19 economy, certain prioritisation of visa programs together with their concessions are published as follows: Critical sectors for the 408 visa (Australian Government Endorsed Events) are in agriculture, food processing, health care, aged care, disability care and child care....

Cyber security and GTI visas

APRA (Australian Prudential Regulation Authority) is a statutory authority of the Australian government and the prudential regulator of the Australian financial services industry. APRA has just announced its 2020 - 2024 Cyber Security Strategy, demonstrating the importance of cyber risk management in the covid-19 age of increased digitisation, cyber threats...

Medtech and GTI visas

Medical technology or MedTech supports disease prevention, injury and other conditions through a myriad of ways; early detection tools, in vitro diagnostics, status monitoring, treatment and overall patient care. Digital health solutions, in particular, are making waves in the Covid-19 landscape. Information and data generated by medical technologies play a...

New Priority Skills List and Strengthened Labour Market Testing Requirements

The Australian Department of Home Affairs via its operational arm, the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (OMARA) has announced the introduction of a new Priority Skills List, together with strengthened labour market testing requirements.Released on September 2nd 2020, upon joint instruction from the Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship,...