Posted on: March 30th, 2024

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IELTS ONE SKILL RETAKE ALLOWS YOU TO RETAKE ANY ONE COMPONENT OF THE TEST – NOW AVAILABLE IN AUSTRALIA

IELTS ONE SKILL RETAKE ALLOWS YOU TO RETAKE ANY ONE COMPONENT OF THE TEST – NOW AVAILBALE IN AUSTRALIA IELTS One Skill Retake To help you feel confident going into your IELTS test. With this new feature, you can retake any one component of the test (Listening, Reading, Writing or Speaking), without having to take

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Posted on: March 22nd, 2024

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Skilled Hospitality workers from India

VETASSESS connecting skilled Indian hospitality workers with Australian industry VETASSESS has signed a memorandum of understanding with Tourism Training Australia (TTA) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to create a streamlined skilled migration pathway to connect Australian employers with skilled hospitality workers from India. VETASSESS would be the assessing authority and would handle inquiries,

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Posted on: November 25th, 2023

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25/11/2023 Expanding Access under the Subclass Permanent 186 TRTS pathway visa

25/11/2023 Expanding Access under the Subclass Permanent 186 TRTS pathway visa   From the 25/11/2023, the pathway from the 482 TSS visa to a 186 permanent TSS pathway visa is available to applicants on the Medium-Long term, Short-term and ROL occupations listed occupations. Prior to the 25/11/2023, this pathway did not extend to applicants who

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Posted on: November 7th, 2023

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Expanding Employer Sponsored Pathways to Permanent Residence (PR)

From 25 November 2023 (subject to the approval of regulation changes), the Australian Government will be making changes to the Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) (subclass 482) and Temporary Residence Transition (TRT) stream of the Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) (subclass 186) visas to provide a simpler and clearer pathway to permanent residence for TSS visa holders.

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Posted on: September 1st, 2023

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408 visa (COVID Pandemic Stream) is going to close gradually

The Minister for Home Affairs has released news that the 408 visa (COVID Pandemic Stream) is going to close gradually. From 2 September 2023 there will be a filing fee of $405 and the visa duration will be 6 months, and only for existing 408 visa (COVID Pandemic Stream). See media release https://minister.homeaffairs.gov.au/ClareONeil/Pages/closure-of-the-pandemic-event-visa.aspx

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Posted on: June 20th, 2023

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1 July 2023 Changes

We provide a list below for proposed 1 July changes. Please note that this list is current as at the date of this email and that some of the legislation that supports these changes has not yet been released. Home Affairs announced changes to Employer Sponsored Migration Pathways TSMIT increase to $70,000 – Legislative Instrument not yet

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Posted on: June 6th, 2023

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LMT NO LONGER REQUIRED FOR UK PASSPORT HOLDERS

The United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement (UKFTA) came into effect on 31 May 2023. The UKFTA includes a groundbreaking decision to remove the Labour Market Test (LMT) requirement entirely for UK passport holders who apply for the Subclass 482 Temporary Skills Shortage visa. What is the LMT requirement? The LMT requirement is a time of

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Posted on: June 5th, 2023

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Jail terms and tougher policing to protect exploited migrants being underpaid

The Federal Government will protect workers who are at risk of being exploited with a package of measures that target employers who seek to exploit temporary visa holders and ensure workers can speak up without fear of reprisal. One in six recent migrants to Australia is paid less than the minimum wage. This exploitation doesn’t

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Posted on: May 9th, 2023

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Aged Care Industry Labour Agreement

https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/what-we-do/skilled-migration-program/recent-changes/new-aged-care-industry-labour-agreement Australia is facing a significant demographic shift, with a rapidly aging population that is expected to place increased pressure on the country’s aged care system. To ensure that older Australians receive the care and support they need, the Australian Government has made a firm commitment to increasing the aged care workforce. To support this

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Posted on: May 8th, 2023

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Recent Announcements

Recent Announcements TSMIT increase TSMIT will increase from $53,900 to $70,000 on 1 July 2023. New nominations lodged ON or AFTER that date will be required to meet the new TSMIT of $70,000 or the annual market salary rate, whichever is higher. Applications lodged BEFORE 1 July 2023 will not be affected. Expanded pathways to permanent residence By the end of

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