IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT for NSW State sponsorship NSW is pleased to announce that the October 2014

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT for NSW State sponsorship NSW is pleased to announce that the October 2014 intake for the Skilled – Nominated (subclass 190) program will open on 22nd of October at 10:00 am Australian Eastern Standard time (UTC+10). This intake will be open for 1,000 applications. Occupations listed below WILL NOT be considered for the…

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Alternative English Language tests for visa applicants from November 2014 From November 2014, the

Alternative English Language tests for visa applicants from November 2014 From November 2014, the department will accept English language test scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test (TOEFL iBT) and the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) across the Temporary Graduate, Skilled, Former Resident and Work and Holiday visa…

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English language requirements ; Upcoming changes from 1st Nov 2014 for Accounting professionals Gen

English language requirements ; Upcoming changes from 1st Nov 2014 for Accounting professionals General skills assessment From 1 November 2014, CPA Australia will recognise the following programs or tests as meeting the English proficiency requirements of the general skills assessment: IELTS Academic PTE Academic Skilled Migration Internship Program Accounting (SMIPA) TOEFL iBT Provisional assessment From…

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NSW state sponsorship latest news ( for 190): NSW state sponsorship department has recently publish

NSW state sponsorship latest news ( for 190): NSW state sponsorship department has recently published on their website that they will provide updates regarding NSW state sponsorship around mid of October and state sponsorship will be open by end of October 2014. For more details please contact: Auzworld Migration Pty Ltd Ph: +61 2 9635…

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ICT skilled nominations temporary closure in Victoria Due to the large volume of applications rece

ICT skilled nominations temporary closure in Victoria Due to the large volume of applications received, applications for Victorian State nomination for ICT occupations will not be accepted from 1 October 2014 to 5 January 2015. This temporary closure will allow the Victorian Government to process all outstanding applications and to reduce delays for future applicants.…

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Work and Holiday Visa arrangement signed with Portugal Australia and Portugal have signed a youth m

Work and Holiday Visa arrangement signed with Portugal Australia and Portugal have signed a youth mobility arrangement to establish a reciprocal Work and Holiday visa (Subclass 462) between the two countries. When the arrangement comes into effect, it will allow 200 young people from each country to enjoy a holiday or undertake short term work…

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SUCCESSFUL! Disallowance Motion – Cessation of non-contributory parent and other family visas Sena

SUCCESSFUL! Disallowance Motion – Cessation of non-contributory parent and other family visas Senator Hanson-Young’s disallowance motion against the Migration Amendment (Repeal of Certain Visa Classes) Regulation 2014, as contained in Select Legislative Instrument 2014 No. 65 [F2014L00622], made under the Migration Act 1958 was successful. The cessation of non-contributory parent and other family visas has…

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Disallowance Motion – non-contributory parent and other family visas – TODAY 11.50 AM (received thr

Disallowance Motion – non-contributory parent and other family visas – TODAY 11.50 AM (received through MIA) Due to time constraints the disallowance motion against the Migration Amendment (Repeal of Certain Visa Classes) Regulation 2014, as contained in Select Legislative Instrument 2014 No. 65 [F2014L00622], was not made yesterday and will occur at around 11.50 am…

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Beware of Migration Internet Scams!!! Department of Immigration and Border Protection has warned of

Beware of Migration Internet Scams!!! Department of Immigration and Border Protection has warned of a new internet scam website work4australia which is offering a 5 year eVisa for $4,700. The Department also provides information on how to identify possible migration related scams and how to protect against migration fraud on its website. For more details…

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Is your agent registered with MARA!!! If you choose to use a migration agent, you should use a regi

Is your agent registered with MARA!!! If you choose to use a migration agent, you should use a registered migration agent. In Australia, agents must be registered with the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA). Only registered migration agents can legally give immigration assistance in Australia. To do this, they must be listed…

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