On Thursday the Australian government announced that 25 November 2023 marks the end date of the ‘COVID-19 concession period’ introduced by the former government on 19 September 2020, which allowed concessions in relation to visas as a response to the...
Over the weekend changes to the subclass 186 visa were implemented, providing a new pathway to permanent residency for skilled workers holding 482 visas.
We are celebrating a subclass 190 visa grant for a Victorian based client in the occupation of Systems Analyst. Congratulations to Nubil Ahamadon for your terrific work on this matter!
From 25 November, all Temporary Skills Shortage (subclass 482) visa holders will have the opportunity to access Permanent Residency under the Employer Nomination Scheme Subclass 186 visa.
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.
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’.