Posted on: March 30th, 2024

Posted in: Uncategorized > Employer Sponsored Visa: All > Employer Sponsored Visas: Updates > General Skills & Working Visa: Updates > Employer Sponsored Visas: News > News + Tips + Updates > General Skills & Working Visa: All > General Skills & Working Visa: Tips > Employer Sponsored Visas: Tips > General Skills & Working Visa: News

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

... continue reading.


Posted on: March 22nd, 2024

Posted in: Uncategorized > News + Tips + Updates

Student Visa – requirement to demonstrate that you are a genuine student (GS) – effective 23/03/2024

The Department have updated their website to include information on the genuine student requirement which commences on 23 March 2024.  This does not apply to applications that were submitted prior to the 23/03/2024. The Department’s website contains an overview of the GS requirement as well as was evidence and information should be included in the application. All

... continue reading.


Posted on: March 22nd, 2024

Posted in: Uncategorized > General Skills & Working Visa: Updates > News + Tips + Updates > General Skills & Working Visa: All > General Skills & Working Visa: Tips > General Skills & Working Visa: News

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

... continue reading.


Posted on: December 11th, 2023

Posted in: Uncategorized

LABOUR MARKET TESTING CHANGES EFFECT 08/12/2023

LABOUR MARKET TESTING CHANGES EFFECT 08/12/2023 THIS RELATES TO ADVERTISEMENTS PLACED FOR A SUBCLASS 482TSS VISA. IT CAN ALSO BE USED FOR THE 186 PERMANENT EMPLOYER SPONSORED PATHWAY IN TERMS OF MEETING THE GENUINE POSITION REQUIREMENTS. Method The requirement has been reduced from 3 to 2 methods of advertisement. Workforce Australia is no longer required.

... continue reading.


Posted on: November 25th, 2023

Posted in: Uncategorized

Covid concession period ends on 25/11/2023

  Covid concession period ends on 25/11/2023 ​​The COVID-19 concession period will cease on 25 November 2023. ​From early 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in international travel restrictions, and deteriorating business and employment conditions. The former Government implemented temporary measures related to an initial concession period. This was to provide concessions for applicants of certain visa subclasses affected

... continue reading.


Posted on: November 7th, 2023

Posted in: Employer Sponsored Visa: All > Employer Sponsored Visas: Updates > Uncategorized > Employer Sponsored Visas: News > General Skills & Working Visa: All > Employer Sponsored Visas: Tips

koala on tree

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.

... continue reading.


Posted on: September 1st, 2023

Posted in: Employer Sponsored Visa: All > Employer Sponsored Visas: Updates > General Skills & Working Visa: Updates > Uncategorized > Employer Sponsored Visas: News > News + Tips + Updates > General Skills & Working Visa: All > General Skills & Working Visa: Tips > General Skills & Working Visa: News > Employer Sponsored Visas: Tips

covid-19 red and white diagram

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

... continue reading.


Posted on: June 20th, 2023

Posted in: Employer Sponsored Visa: All > Employer Sponsored Visas: Updates > General Skills & Working Visa: Updates > Uncategorized > Employer Sponsored Visas: News > News + Tips + Updates > General Skills & Working Visa: All > General Skills & Working Visa: Tips > General Skills & Working Visa: News > Employer Sponsored Visas: Tips

cup of coffee near MacBook Pro

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

... continue reading.


Posted on: June 6th, 2023

Posted in: Employer Sponsored Visa: All > Employer Sponsored Visas: Updates > Uncategorized > Employer Sponsored Visas: News > News + Tips + Updates > Employer Sponsored Visas: Tips

United Kingdom flag near green leaf tree during daytime

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

... continue reading.


Posted on: May 9th, 2023

Posted in: Employer Sponsored Visas: Updates > Uncategorized > Employer Sponsored Visa: All > Employer Sponsored Visas: News > News + Tips + Updates > Employer Sponsored Visas: Tips

woman in brown button up shirt holding white smartphone

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

... continue reading.