Becoming an Australian Permanent Resident: A Comprehensive Roadmap

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  Australia’s vast and captivating landscapes, thriving urban centres, and exceptional quality of life have long lured people from across the globe. If you’re eager to join the ranks of Australian permanent residents, this article serves as your comprehensive guide, outlining the steps and requirements to turn that dream into reality. Step 1: Select the…

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Empowering Skilled Migrants: Visa Changes for Australia’s Economic Revival

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  In a bid to facilitate Australia’s post-pandemic resurgence and to acknowledge the vital contributions of highly skilled migrants, the Morrison Government is rolling out significant visa changes. These measures are tailored to make it more feasible for skilled migrants to not only remain in Australia but also actively participate in pivotal sectors that are…

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Employers Rate JCU Graduates as Best in Australia

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  James  Cook University (JCU) graduates are leading the way in employer satisfaction, according to a national survey. JCU graduates topped the list in the Australian Government’s Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching 2017 ‘Employer Satisfaction Survey’ (QILT ESS) receiving the highest percentage of favourable ratings from employers. They outranked graduates from all other universities across Australia.…

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Spouse Visas Are Impossible To Obtain Unless You Have a Joint Bank Account

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  Not strictly true, as some couples nowadays prefer to keep their finances independent. Overseas partner visa applicants who do not have these important documents – joint bank accounts – can still succeed. We can show you how to compensate with other evidentiary documents from yourselves, friends and family. Evidence for partner visas covers many…

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Visa Overhaul to Slam Door on 55,000 Skilled Migrants

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  The government’s Visa crackdown is estimated to slash Australia’s annual skilled immigration intake by more than 55,000, or about a quarter of the total. The Australian Population Research Institute’s study suggests this could ease congestion and house price growth. The government’s amendments have put an axe through the two pillars of the past immigration…

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Working Holiday Age Raised to 35

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  Some welcome news for working holiday travellers wishing to visit Australia to work and holiday. Applicants can now be up to 35 years of age at the time of making an application. A Subclass 417 Working holiday Visa is a temporary Visa for young people who want to holiday and work in Australia for…

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Visa Application Charges to Rise

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  Visa Application Charges to rise – as part of the 2017-18 Budget, the Australian Government announced a number of changes to existing Visa Application Charges (VACs). From 1 July 2017 all current VACs payable to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) will be indexed annually in line with the forecast Consumer Price…

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