Posted on: May 20th, 2024

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Summary of proposed changes affecting the Migration program

Summary of proposed changes affecting the Migration program   Proposed migration budget 2024-2025 Permanent visa allocations The allocation for permanent visa places have been published on the Home Affairs website today.   Skilled Program Visa Stream Visa Category 2023–24 Planning levels 2024–25 Planning levels Skill Employer Sponsored 36,825 44,000   Skilled Independent 30,375 16,900  

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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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English Language Requirements changes – Effective from 23/03/2024

Further to the Migration Strategy announcement released on 11 December 2023, the Australian Government is raising the English language requirements for Student and Temporary Graduate visas.   The English language reforms will support international students and recent graduates to have a positive educational experience in Australia and give students who earn a degree in Australia

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Posted on: January 25th, 2024

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NSW Nominations now open for the Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491) Pathway 1

NSW Nominations now open for the Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491) Pathway 1 NSW State government is pleased to announce that applications for New South Wales nomination for the Skilled Work Regional (subclass 491) visa under Pathway 1 are now open. In the following sections, a detailed explanation has been provided about the nomination

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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: August 30th, 2023

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State Nomination allocations for the skilled nominated (Permanent) subclass 190 and skilled Work regional (provisional) Subclass 491 visa categories

State Nomination allocations for the skilled nominated (Permanent) subclass 190 and skilled Work regional (provisional) Subclass 491 visa categories. Two main categories under the Skilled migration program include: Skilled – Nominated (Permanent) subclass 190) – 10,300 places allocated for 2023/2024 year Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) (subclass 491) – 6,400 places allocated for 2023/2024 year These

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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 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: December 21st, 2022

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Skilled Independent (189 visa)

New Zealand stream only – is temporary closed to new applicants between 10 December 2022 – 01/07/2023. The New Zealand stream of the Skilled Independent (subclass 189) visa (the New Zealand stream) has temporarily closed to new applications. This means a new application cannot be made from 10 December 2022 until 1 July 2023. This

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