TRAVEL BANS The current travel bans for those arriving from Mainland China, Iran, South Korea and Italy remain in place. As of midnight tonight, 15 March 2020 all those arriving in Australia are required to self isolate for 14 days. Some states have already introduced heavy penalties for those who do not comply. International cruise
Same sex marriage was legalised in Australia on 07 December 2017. Following this, changes were made to Australia’s Partner and Prospective Marriage Visas. These changes now provide more visa options for couples in same sex relationships to either apply for a Partner Visa on the basis of being married or apply for a Prospective Marriage visa to
Skilled Independent Visas may provide positive options for visa pathways to live and work in Australia. While there have been some negative reports about the Australian Government wanting to reduce immigration intakes, there are also other reports to show a great support for Skilled Independent Visas. A research paper from Treasury and the Department of Home Affairs, titled Shaping a
The RSMS (187) Visa is an employer sponsored visa designed to fill genuine skills shortages in regional and rural Australia. The RSMS (187) Visa is a permanent residency visa aimed at filling genuine skills shortages for employers in regional and rural Australia. This visa application involves both the RSMS (187) Nomination application and the RSMS (187) Visa application.
Students, Working Holiday and temporary visa holders. The new regional visas (494) and (491) are being launched in November 2019. While we cannot provide full details on the criteria there will be around 700 occupations on the lists. We are hoping that the Student Graduate Visas will also be for a longer term to enable