Applicants who live in Metropolitan Melbourne are now eligible to apply for a Skilled Regional visa (subclass 491), which was previously unavailable to Metro Melbourne applicants.
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.
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.
On 4 April 2020, the Australian Government made two announcements in response to the coronavirus pandemic that affects temporary visa holders in Australia. Here is a summary of those changes.
Everyone is talking about the new Australian regional skilled visas introduced on 16 November 2019. But what does this really mean for you?
On 25 September 2017 the New South Wales Government updated its visa subclass 190 Priority Skilled Occupation List.