Australian Visas

Latest Visa News Update: April 2019 thumbnail

Visa charges to increase, Skilled Migration – Recent changes to the skill lists, New short-term temporary parent visa, Partner provisions – now NOT commencing 17 April 2019, New skilled regional provisional visas and New definition of Regional Australia.

Moving to Australia for a New Life Down Under thumbnail

Could this be your New Year’s resolution for 2019? In January 2006 my wife and I decided that we wanted to move to Australia, so that was our New Year’s resolution back then. By 14 November 2007 we had landed in Brisbane with our daughter, who was just three and a half years old at [...]

Latest Visa News Update: October 2018 thumbnail

Potential new entrepreneur visa for South Australia, New partner and citizenship regulations, New short term 5 and 10 year parent visas, Migration in the news and Proposal to move migrant to regional areas.

Latest Visa News Update: May 2018 thumbnail

Recent significant changes to temporary and permanent work visas, SkillSelect, Back flip on Parent visa Assurance of Support, ENS restriction and a New Zealand citizen’s update.

Australian Government Abolishes 457 Visas thumbnail

Today the Australian Government made a special announcement, and for some of you this will not be very good news at all. Political rumblings have been going on for a while with the opposition and a couple of fringe parties expressing their disapproval of this temporary work visa. The government insists though that this is [...]

Caution

On 1 July 2012 Expression of Interest or EOI came into play and the very next day, on 2 July 2012 I wrote this post about it. This post is still relevant today and from time to time I do update the information where necessary. The last update took place 20 February 2018. Every year [...]