Bridging visas and offshore applicants : It is sometimes possible for a visa applicant to obtain a bridging visa a despite having been outside Australia when making an internet visa application – the critical factor is that they held a substantive visa at the time of application. Below is an extract from the Procedures Advice…Details
18 new occupations added to South Australian State Nominated Occupations lists. Hairdressers, cooks, health workers and various management occupations are some of the 18 new occupations classed as in-demand, on the new South Australian State Nominated Occupation lists. The new occupation lists : There are now two state nomination occupation list for South Australia: the…Details
Updates from The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) ANMAC advises many applications received are incomplete or provide incorrect documents, which extends the processing delays for all applicants. The New Resources page provides information on the common deficiencies in applications for applicants information. Please contact us to discuss further in case you have any…Details
Some good news may be expected in near future for Chef and Cooks 457 visa!!! Department of Immigration is evaluating an industry request to fast-track thousands of work visas for foreign chefs and cooks as well as review strict language requirements that require workers to have ‘functional English’ under the 457 visa and threshold salary…Details
GREAT NEWS FOR SOFTWARE ENGINEERS (489 state sponsorship)!!!
Mid North Coast is opened for state sponsorship for software engineers now. Hurry up guys, don’t miss this opportunity.
In a further announcement from DIBP: Due to a large number of applications there will be a limit of 35 invitations for subclass 489 – Skilled Regional (Provisional) (Sponsored) visas until further notice. This change will be implemented from the 16 December 2013 invitation round. Please note that this will not have any impact on…Details
DIBP has advised there will be planned system maintenance from Friday 6 December from 9pm until 9pm Sunday 8 December 2013 AEDT. We are making changes to our online visa lodgement services. The changes will affect all online applications. If you have not submitted your visa application by 9pm Friday 6 December, you will not…Details
Changes will be made to ONLINE VISA LODGEMENT SYSTEM from 22nd November 2013 Department of Immigration and Border Protection are making changes to their online lodgement services from 22 November 2013. The changes will affect all current un-submitted saved online visa applications. After 22 November 2013, applicants will not be able to retrieve any un-submitted saved…Details
Fantastic news for IT graduates (28th Oct changes postponed) The Australian Computer Society has just released the following information about changes to its Graduate Skills Assessment Application Process. The ACS is choosing to implement the changes effective from January 15, 2014, (instead of October 28, 2013) which will provide certainty to those studying courses that are scheduled for…Details
Updated Occupation list for Western Australia coming on 28/10/13 Please hurry up!!! Western Australia is releasing updated occupation list from 28th of this month. If you have lodged an application for State nomination prior to the release of the new WASMOL, your application will not be affected by the change of list. For more details please…Details