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To many, an initial consultation does not seem worth spending any money on. However it is a highly necessary part of the process, which acts like a road map on your journey, where you receive the answers (maybe not all) you need to make decisions.
Queensland Skilled Occupation List for state-nominated permanent resident visa and skilled regional sponsored visa came into effect on July 25th.
As the aim of the Department of Immigration to consolidate requirements and “strengthen the integrity of the program”, from 1st July of 2016 the Student Visa Program has changed. Let’s have a look to the changes
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3. Concentrate on what you do best, we do the rest
Registered migration agents are authorised to provide immigration advice and assistance, including lodgement of visa applications.
If you’re an Australian citizen, planning to marry a person who isn’t an Australian citizen, be prepared to pay hefty partner visa fee. A partner visa in 2016 comes with an incredible $6,865 application fee, one of the highest in the world.
Australia’s points-based immigration system is designed to meet Australia’s economic and social needs. The numbe of places is set annually following community consultation and ecomonic modelling.
To an Australian, “g’day mate” is known as a genuine and friendly greeting, suitable for anytime of the day.
To a migrant, it can be a different story.
The fortunes of Australia’s cities and towns are unusually connected to trends and events like a mining boom, an earthquake and Chinese investment.
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has released the new Skilled Occupations List (SOL) for 2016-17 which will take effect from 1st July 2016.
The Department has also released the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL) which is used for 190 (Skilled Nominated Visa), 457 (TemporaryWork Skilled Visa) and 186 (Employer Nominated Scheme) visa applications.
Occupations currently listed on the CSOL will continue to be listed from 1 July 2016.