Critical COVID-19 work in the healthcare and medical sectors and bushfire recovery work are defined as “specified work” for 2nd & 3rd Working Holiday Visa
Monday August 24th, 2020
Working Holiday Australia Working Holiday Maker classes [spacer height="12px"] Critical COVID-19 work in the healthcare and medical sectors carried out after 31 January 2020 in any Australian postcode area as 'specified work' for the purposes of second and third working holiday visas. This new definition of specified work only applies to applications made on or after the commencement of the instruments on 19 August 2020. The specified bushfire recovery work carried out after 31 July 2019 meets the eligibility requirements for second and third working holiday visas, if the application for the second or third WHM visa was made on or after 5 March 2020.
香港人延長五年澳洲簽證 關於香港人延長五年澳洲簽證,已經在8月20日正式生效! 有關法律文件內容如下: 457, 482, 485簽證延長五年-從2020年7月9日開始, 如果以上臨時技術和臨時畢業生簽證主要持有人在2020年7月9日至2025年7月8日期間獲批簽證時持有中華人民共和國香港特別行政區護照(簡稱:香港特區護照)，簽證的有效期將延長至五年。 -次要簽證持有人即家庭成員因簽證主要持有人的關係而獲得以上簽證也將可以延期五年，無論他們是持有什麼國家護照，唯一是不可以超越簽證主要持有人的簽證期限。 -次要簽證子女持有人因超過22歲(即一般不當作是倚靠子女看待),簽證會在他們轉23歲時完結,除非証明他們是移民條例中的特殊情況而被繼續看待為倚靠子女。 -從2020年7月9日起頒發的482臨時技能短缺簽證也將獲得有效期為五年的簽證。 這些簽證持有人在五年後能獲得的永久居留途徑將在以後公佈。 追溯期至2020年7月9日。
Friday July 24th, 2020
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🔥🔥🔥 BREAKING NEWS- Special News for Hong Kong people immigrating to Australia-IMPORTANT 🔥🔥🔥
Friday July 17th, 2020
5 Years 485 Temporary Graduate Visa given to Hong Kong Citizens is known to cover both "Graduate Work Stream" and "Post-Study Work Stream" 5 Years 482 Temporary Skilled Work Period provided to Hong Kong Citizens is also known to cover STSOL, MLTSSL and Labour Stream" There will be a pathway to permanent resident after the 5 year Visa.
Special New Australian Visa Pathway for Hong Kong Residents
Thursday July 16th, 2020
Special Visa for Hong Kong Residents [spacer height="20px"] On 09 July 2020, Australia Prime Minister, Scott Morrison announced to introduce new visa pathways for Hong Kong residences to apply and be able to apply for permanent resident in response to the National Security Law enacted in Hong Kong. -Temporary graduate and skilled workers will be offered an additional five years of work rights in Australia on top of the time they’ve already been in Australia, with a pathway to permanent residency at the end of that period. -Students will be eligible for a five year graduate visa from the conclusion of their studies, with a pathway to permanent residency at the end of that period. -Future Hong Kong applicants for...
Northern Territory changes the skilled nominated criteria
Monday June 8th, 2020
Northern Territory (NT) nomination under General Skilled Migration Program will change criteria from 1 July 2020. The main changes are Currently on Student -if you or any of your migrating dependants are currently on a student visa and are currently studying in an NT institution, you will not be eligible for NT nomination. Have already nominated for SC489 or 491 -if you have already been nominated for a subclass 489 or 491 visa by the NT, you will not be eligible for a subclass 190 nomination. Source: https://theterritory.com.au/migrate/migrate-to-work/northern-territory-government-visa-nomination/
NSW 491 NOMINATION OPEN DATE, 188/132 VISAS RE-OPEN DATE
Friday May 29th, 2020
NSW 491 NominationMr Zane Rebronja - Associate Director, NSW Business and Skilled Migration - NSW Treasury who expressed in the recent Migration Agents session that the open date for NSW 491 likely in the new financial year which means it is on or after 1 July. The delay of commencement was due to NSW bushfires and COVID19, there have been some major pushbacks in relation to the 491 visa being rolled out in NSW. The NSW skilled occupation list will remain more or less the same, certain occupations may be added or removed as we continue to assess the damage caused by COVID-19. At present there are approximately 60,000 EOI lodged in the system for NSW. NSW will continue to...
Closure of Victoria’s skilled nominated visa (subclass 190 and 491) program for 2019-2020
Thursday May 28th, 2020
From 28 May 2020, Victoria's skilled visa nomination program is closed as the places provided by the Commonwealth Department of Home Affairs for the 2019-20 program year have been filled. This includes both the Skilled Nominated (Permanent) visa (subclass 190) and the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491). Applications received prior to 28 May 2020 will continue to be assessed and the candidates will be advised of the outcome in due course. New applications will be accepted in 2020-21. Victoria is facing economic and health challenges posed by coronavirus (COVID-19). To help respond to this challenge, priority will be given to occupations in sectors critical to the coronavirus response in allocating remaining nomination places.
Global Talent Visa
Thursday May 14th, 2020
If you are a professional currently working in the following industries: * AgTech * Space and Advanced Manufacturing * FinTech * Energy and Mining Technology * MedTech * Cyber Security * Quantum Information, Advanced Digital, Data Science and ICT [spacer height="8px"] and -Your current income is AUD 148,000 (or equivalent currency in your country) annual salary or-There is Australian company that intends to hire you for the above professional positions in Australia and the annual salary will reach the above annual income or-You have a doctoral or master degree in research in the above fields. You can contact us to assist you in applying for the visa.
Western Australia Skilled Visa Invitation round on 30 April 2020
Tuesday May 12th, 2020