Including dependants on your visa application

Including dependants on your visa application

The Department of Immigration recently made changes to regulations regarding who is classified as a member of the family unit. (MoFU) These changes can have a significant impact on who can be included in most visa applications lodged on and … Continued

Migration Agent Fees – Choose Wisely

Fees are an important consideration in deciding who to appoint as your migration agent. Pay too much and you are out of pocket unnecessarily. Pay too little and you may, at best, cause added stress and anxiety, and delays to … Continued

New Australian Citizenship changes

On the 20thApril The Department of Immigration and Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull announced proposed changes to Citizenship policy and regulations. These changes will impact anyone wishing to apply for Citizenship as they will be retrospective and effect any applications received … Continued

SkillSelect Results February 2017

The first SkillSelect results for February have been released. See what the most recent results say and how they affect your GSM visa application.   The first half of February results suggest that the amount of invitations issued for this … Continued

SkillSelect Results January 2017

The final SkillSelect Results for the month of January have been released online to the public. See what the most recent results say and how they affect your GSM visa application. Results show the continuation of a downward trend of … Continued

How to get more points for General Skilled Migration

How to get more points for General Skilled Migration

A General Skilled Migration (GSM) Visa is an available option to migrants who are skilled workers but are not employer-sponsored. There are two main criteria for prospective applicants under the GSM rules: 1. that your occupation be listed on the … Continued

2017 AND THE YEAR AHEAD

2017 AND THE YEAR AHEAD

The time has finally come! The second month of 2017 is upon us and we are edging closer to drastic changes to migration law. In this article, we present the most likely and relevant changes to your visa  situation.   … Continued

Australian Student Visa Programme Changes

As of 1 July 2016, the Australian student visa programme will undergo major changes. Firstly, there will only be two student visa subclasses. Namely, the Subclass 500 (student) and the Subclass 590 (Student Guardian). The current assessment level framework and … Continued

Is your agent registered?

Is your agent registered?

People using migration agents are once again being reminded to make sure they use only those who are registered after the latest fraudster was jailed for seven years. Only registered migration agents can legally give immigration assistance in Australia. To … Continued