Newsletter March 22nd – Fight On The Beaches Charity Ball

Newsletter March 23rd 2017   Sharing all things migration and visa related with our valued clients We hope you find this month’s newsletter informative First Class Migration Australia are very proud to announce that we are this year sponsoring a local Northern Beaches charity, Fight on the Beaches, which is very close to our hearts.Read more

Newsletter March 17th 2017

Newsletter March 17th 2017 Sharing all things migration and visa related with our valued clients We hope you find this month newsletter informative Western Australia On Saturday, 11 March 2017 the people of Western Australia elected Mark McGowan’s Labor Party into power for the first time in 8 years. As a result of this, thereRead more

What is a registered migration agent?

What is a registered migration agent? At First Class Migration, we provide a professional service to those whom wish to stay temporarily or permanently in Australia. We thought to provide an insight to our clients and prospective clients about our profession and how our expertise assists you. In order to become a migration agent, oneRead more

Newsletter March 2017

Newsletter March 2017   Sharing all things migration and visa related with our valued clients We hope you find this month newsletter informative Fast Food Industry Labour Agreement The 457 visa has been at the centre of raging controversy in the last 12 months or so amid debate about prioritising local jobs. The media jumped onRead more

Newsletter February 2017

Newsletter February 2017   Sharing all things migration and visa related with our valued clients We hope you find this month newsletter informative First Class Migration Australia has had a cracking start to 2017 and we hope you have all had a great start to 2017 – the Chinese Year of the Fire Rooster! TheRead more

Changes to Australian Parent Visas & the introduction of a temporary Parent Visa

The Australian government has been assessing the Parent visa pathways currently offered as part of Australia’s Permanent Migration Programme and are discussing changes to be implemented on 1 July 2017.

Amendment to Backpackers Tax

Backpackers Tax The backpackers tax has been a controversial issue in parliament for longer than they should care to admit. Whilst the Coalition agreed to reduce the tax from 32.5% to 19%, Labor remained committed to a 10.5% tax. (This percentage being applied to every dollar earned in Australia) The argument in the Senate finallyRead more

NO CHANGES AS YET TO THE AGE ELIGIBILITY FOR WORKING HOLIDAY MAKERS

NO CHANGES AS YET TO THE AGE ELIGIBILITY FOR WORKING HOLIDAY MAKERS Whilst the media has prominently been advocating changes to the age eligibility for Working Holiday Visas, namely increasing the age limit from 30 to 35 – No such changes to legislation have come into effect. The Australian Government is currently considering options forRead more

TEMPORARY GRADUATE (SUBCLASS 485) VISA

TEMPORARY GRADUATE (SUBCLASS 485) VISA The Subclass 485 visa is for those whom have studied in Australia and wish to remain for work experience or transition to permanent residence through the General Skilled Migration Scheme. This subclass is divided into two streams, being the Graduate Work and the Post-Study Work stream. Here are some ofRead more

POTENTIAL SHAKE UP TO THE TEMPORARY WORK (SUBCLASS 457) VISA SCHEME IN 2017

POTENTIAL SHAKE UP TO THE TEMPORARY WORK (SUBCLASS 457) VISA SCHEME IN 2017 2016 has been an eventful year. A transitional year of what can only be deduced to people wanting to see change. In June 2016, 52% of the United Kingdom voted for a Brexit. In November 2016, America voted for Donald Trump to becomeRead more