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COVID visa critical sectors expanded

From Friday 14 May the criteria for the ‘COVID visa’ (subclass 408) has been expanded so that tourism and hospitality are now considered ‘critical sectors’.

Subclass 188 Victorian government nominations closing soon

Are you considering apply for a Business Innovation visa, an Investor visa or a Significant Investor visa (subclass 188) in Victoria? It is important to know that Victorian nominations for the subclass 188 visa will be closing soon.

Concessions for Family Stream visa applicants affected by COVID-19

The Australian government has announced plans to grant certain family visa applications despite applicants being unable to travel offshore as normally required.

Prospective Marriage visa holders stuck outside Australia

The Australian government has announced a welcome change for Prospective Marriage visa holders stuck outside of Australia.

2020 Federal Budget and Australian Migration Law

With the Federal Budget announcement this week came a number of proposed changes to the Australian migration system.

Must Arrive Before Dates – Information for Skilled Visa Holders Outside Australia

If your visa is granted to you whilst you are outside of Australia, the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) will provide you with a date called a ‘Must arrive before date’ on your visa grant notice.

Australian visas and domestic violence

The current global pandemic has been a difficult time for many. Sadly, in Australia, there has been a rise in domestic violence, with many victims/survivors quite literally trapped with their abusers due to the rules around isolation and lockdown.

Student visa update: supporting international students during coronavirus

The Federal Government has today announced it is making 5 key changes to student visa arrangements to encourage international students to come to Australia.

Australian citizenship update: ceremonies by video link

The Australian Government has announced they will recommence citizenship ceremonies via video link during the coronavirus pandemic...

New coronavirus temporary visa: A ‘safety net’ for some

The Australian Government has created a new visa options for people who are stuck in Australia due to coronavirus-related travel restrictions.