2020 – 2021 Program Update from Migration Tasmania

Following a directive from The Department of Home Affairs, relating to allocations of subclass 491, 190, 188 and 132 visa nominations, the Tasmanian government, through Migration Tasmania, has confirmed that until the Federal Budget is handed down in October 2020, all new and existing nominations will be subjected to the following priority considerations: High-quality subclass […]

IMMIGRATION NEWS – ACT Critical Skills List

The Australian Government’s priority for migration in 2020-21 is leveraged towards providing support for public health responses, with the aim of bolstering the nation’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. This criterion was again evident when the ACT recently released its Critical Skills List for the Skilled Work Regional (provisional) subclass 491 visa and the Skilled […]

IMMIGRATION NEWS – Victorian visa nomination program update

On Monday August 17th the Victorian Government, through its Skilled and Business Migration Program, released the following statement pertaining to the current status of its visa nomination program: “The Commonwealth Department of Home Affairs has provided a limited number of visa nomination places to the Victorian Government, up until the Federal Budget is delivered on […]

IMMIGRATION NEWS – South Australia’s General Skilled and Business Migration Program

Limited number of Interim Allocation Places made available In a statement recently released on its website, Immigration SA has provided the following advice: “Given the limited number of available nominations, South Australia’s program requirements and application processes for the General Skilled and Business programs are currently being finalised, with a view to applications being open […]

IMMIGRATION NEWS – Ministers’ Press release

IMMIGRATION NEWS – Ministers’ Press release. Student Visa. Given the importance of international students to Australia and our economy, the Morrison government has issued a Media release making some changes to student visa arrangements. The Government will recommence granting student visas in all locations lodged outside Australia. This means when borders re-open, students will already […]


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, […]