Visa changes hope to help Australia’s talent shortage

The government is hoping a raft of visa changes covering more than 200,000 foreigners will help ameliorate a shortage of skilled labour. Among the changes are a new path to permanent residency for some skilled migrants and changes to make it easier for international students to work after graduation.

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NSW Skilled Work Regional visa subclass 491

NSW nomination for the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) is now by invitation only. You must first register your interest in NSW nomination to be considered. There are some change in nomination process. To apply for NSW nomination, you must:1. Ensure you are eligible for the Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491)2. Confirm…

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Canberra Rush: Overlooked facts of Canberra Matrix

Australian migration policy has been exceptionally uncertain for a year and more already. Even before the pandemic, the government was trying to encourage migrants to scatter all over the country rather than  merely in major cities such as Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. To reduce the continuously growing stress to the infrastructures in the big cities…

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Facts about additional year of TR Visa (Subclass 485)

With an intention to encourage international students to study, live and work in regional Australia, the government has made an announcement that people who are already a part of Regional Australia, will be entitled to an additional period of Post Study Work visa. International students who have a recent degree with 2 academic year’s in…

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Breaking News: NSW 190 Priority Skilled Occupation List Released

NSW 190 Priority Skilled Occupation List This list was last updated on 12 July 2019 ANZSCO Code Occupation Availability Additional criteria 132111 Corporate Services Manager Low No 132211 Finance Manager Medium No 132311 Human Resource Manager Low No 132511 Research and Development Manager Low No 133111 Construction Project Manager Low No 133211 Engineering Manager Low No…

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Update from the Tasmanian state government on their 489 processing

Important Update The Department of Home Affairs has announced the 10th of September is the last day for state and territory governments to nominate and for invitations to be issued for the subclass 489 visa. We will be focusing on processing all subclass 489 applications prior to this date. The processing times for subclass 190…

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Northern Inland (NSW) 489 sponsorship

We will be accepting applications as soon as we are notified by the NSW State Government that nominations are being processed. We have been advised that the NSW Government is likely to re-commence nominating by 22 July 2019. This Northern Inland region will not accept 489 applications any later than 3 September 2019. The last…

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