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Why Australia is reforming its skilled visa program

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection commenced a review of its current skilled migration and temporary visa programmes on 19 September 2014. The review would involve key Government bodies, employers, migration agents, and the general public coming together to discuss what changes need to be made to improve Australian skilled migration. But what factors have motivated this review and what is the Australian Government hoping to achieve from this exercise.

Tuesday, 3 March 2015READ MORE

The best way to see Australia as a tourist

Australia remains one of the world’s top tourist destinations and with good reason. With near perfect all year summer like weather, colorful beaches, and some of the friendliest people on the planet it’s no wonder the Australian Bureau of Statistics released its 2014 visitor statistics reflecting an amazing interest in the land down under. The statistics revealed the following:

Tuesday, 3 March 2015READ MORE

The Migrant Population Of Australia Hits Its Peak Since Gold Rush Era

It is reported that since the gold rush era of the late 1800s, the migrant population of Australia is hitting its peak.

Saturday, 7 February 2015READ MORE

Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement To Take Effect

On 8 July 2014, the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA), a landmark agreement set to strengthen ties with the second-largest export market of Australia and the third-largest economy of the whole world, was signed by the Prime Ministers Tony Abbott and Shinzo Abe. The agreement comes into effect on 15 January 2015.

Thursday, 29 January 2015READ MORE

Australia Proposes New Short-term Mobility Visa

Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has proposed a new short-term skilled worker visa that would allow high-skilled foreign nationals to work in Australia for up to one year.

Wednesday, 28 January 2015READ MORE

Australia Announced Online Visa Pilot Programme for Indians

The Australian Government has launched an online visa trial programme for Indian business and tourism visitors which allows them to apply online without any hassle of visiting the immigration office.

Wednesday, 21 January 2015READ MORE

Australian Subclass 400 Temporary Work Visa Extended to 6 Months

Effective 23 November 2014, temporary workers in Australia can now apply for a Subclass 400 visa with a six month period of stay. Previously regulations only allowed a maximum three months.

Wednesday, 31 December 2014READ MORE

South Australia Graduate List Expanded to Include VET Sector

South Australian Graduate List requirements have been expanded by Immigration SA to include Vocational, Education and Training (VET) Graduates from South Australia following consultations with the South Australia branch of the Migration Institute of Australia.

Wednesday, 31 December 2014READ MORE

Federal Cabinet Reshuffle Results In New Immigration Minister Appointed

After being assigned to a new portfolio following a significant shake-up of the Federal Government’s Cabinet earlier this week, Scott Morrison will not be the Federal Minister for Immigration anymore.

Wednesday, 31 December 2014READ MORE

Number of Overseas Tourists Visiting Western Australia Surpass 800 000 for the First Time

The International Visitor Survey released by Tourism Research Australia showed that the number of overseas tourists visiting WA per annum has surpassed 800,000 for the first time, mainly thanks to significant increases of visitors from Singapore and Britain.

Friday, 19 December 2014READ MORE

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Why Australia is reforming its skilled visa program
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection commenced a review of its current skilled migration and temporary visa programmes on 19 September 2014. The review would involve key Government bodies, employers, migration agents, and the general public coming together to discuss what changes need to be made to improve Australian skilled migration. But what factors have motivated this review and what is the Australian Government hoping to achieve from this exercise.

The best way to see Australia as a tourist
Australia remains one of the world’s top tourist destinations and with good reason. With near perfect all year summer like weather, colorful beaches, and some of the friendliest people on the planet it’s no wonder the Australian Bureau of Statistics released its 2014 visitor statistics reflecting an amazing interest in the land down under. The statistics revealed the following:

The Migrant Population Of Australia Hits Its Peak Since Gold Rush Era
It is reported that since the gold rush era of the late 1800s, the migrant population of Australia is hitting its peak.

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