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The SOL is the basis for 189 (Skilled Independent Visa), 489 (Skilled Regional Provisional Visa) and 485 (Gradutate Temporary Visa) visa applications.
On 1 July 2016, a new SOL will be introduced with a number of changes to the occupations. If you intend to apply on or after 1 July 2016 for an Independent or Family Sponsored Points Tested visa or a Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) – Graduate Work Stream visa, you need to make sure your occupation is listed on the new SOL. If you have lodged a valid application before 1 July 2016, your application will not be affected by these changes.
The government anncounced new reforms for the temporary working visa. The reforms are expected to be implemented in three stages from July.
Australia hits record migration for the fifth year running. Find out the exact numbers:
The percentage of Australians born overseas hits the highest.
Visa costs are estimated to be $1000.
cleaning company Clinica Internationale and boss fined $1 million over visa rorts.
What are the jobs of the future? Which jobs expect an increasing demand within the next 10 years? Which jobs expect a decreasing demand within the next ten years?
Australia is being called on to join a push for visa free migration bloc in Australia, UK, Canada and New Zealand.
Australia is facing fewer numbers of migrants and faltering economy.
Visas of 81 bikie gang members have been cancelled.
The processing times and costs for Partner Visa are increasing with many being refused.