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AUSTRALIA: Twenty-Two New Occupations Added to Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL)

June 22, 2021

The Minister for Immigration announced the addition of twenty-two new occupations to the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL), bringing the new list to a total of 41 occupations.

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AUSTRALIA: Five Key Considerations for a Successful GTI Application

February 12, 2021

The Australian Government has established its intention to attract international talent by tripling the visa quota under the Global Talent Independent Program. We take you through five key points to consider and address for a successful GTI application.

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AUSTRALIA: Federal Budget Analysis

October 14, 2020

The release of the 2020-21 Budget has revealed a number of planned changes to the Department of Home Affairs and the migration program, with significant changes to the General Skilled, Family, and Global Talent categories.

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AUSTRALIA: Confirmation of New Labor Market Testing Requirements

October 8, 2020

The Australian government has released new legislation on the Labor Market Testing (LMT) requirements for employer-sponsored visas.

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AUSTRALIA: Employer-Sponsored Visa Changes September 2020

September 3, 2020

The Australian Government has announced a number of changes to the employer-sponsored visa program, with the aim to fill urgent skills needs in critical sectors while also ensuring that Australian workers have first access to job vacancies.

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AUSTRALIA: International Students Returning to Australia

July 6, 2020

Under a pilot program between the Australian National University and University of Canberra, around 350 international students will be able to return to Australia in July to recommence their studies.

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AUSTRALIA: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Employer Sponsor FAQ [Updated 6 April 2020]

April 6, 2020

As many businesses across Australia have been forced to close their doors or limit their services due to COVID-19, we are aware that many employer sponsors will be wondering what this means for their visa holding workforce.

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AUSTRALIA: Changes to Working Holiday Maker Visas for Bushfire Recovery

February 17, 2020

The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has accepted the recommendation of the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA) to relax and broaden the conditions for holders of Subclass 417 and 462 Working Holiday Maker (WHM) visas to allow them to assist in the recovery efforts following the recent bushfires, without breaching visa conditions.

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UNITED STATES: Dramatic Increases to Visa Issuance Fees for Australian Nationals

December 30, 2019

Effective 23 December 2019, Australian citizens applying for certain nonimmigrant visa categories in the United States face drastically higher visa fees.

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AUSTRALIA: The New ‘Agricultural Visa’ – Horticulture Industry Labor Agreement

December 23, 2019

The Australian Department of Immigration has announced that a new Labor Agreement for the Horticulture Industry will be available 1 January 2020.

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