The temporary relaxation of maximum work hours for students has been introduced to ensure the supply of critical services during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The department will be taking a flexible approach to student visa holders working above their usual maximum weekly work hours, but only in specific industry sectors. Students can now work more thanRead more
As the current COVID-19 situation continues to worsen in India, the Australian Government have suspended all flights to and from India. In a committee meeting this morning the Prime Minister addressed reporters saying “We recognise that there has been a very significant outbreak in India. Today we agreed, in addition to the measures that I announced afterRead more
Onshore Grant Dates Announced – Partner Visas, Contributory Parent Visas and Child Visas The department have officially announced a date when the onshore grant of the below mentioned subclasses, which are usually granted offshore, will commence. Commencement Date: 27 February 2021 From the 27th of February the below visas will be eligible to be grantedRead more
Sponsoring overseas employees to work for your Australian business is not only a great opportunity for a business to tap into highly skilled workers from around the world, but also a great opportunity for foreign nationals to work in Australia and gain experience abroad. Some visa options even offer pathways to Permanent Residency!
As English is the primary language spoken in Australia, it is an important aspect of the visa application process and there is a minimum standard that needs to be met
The department have announced two new and exciting changes to the Temporary Graduate (Subclass 485) Visas to make the application process more favourable during COVID19.
Permanent Parent Visas are a great visa option for Australian Residents and Citizens with parents of foreign residence looking to relocate their loved ones.
NSW has officially announced the updated skilled occupation lists for the Skilled Nominated (Permanent) visa (Subclass 190) and the Skilled Work Regional visa (Subclass 491).
The Partner Visa (Subclass 820/801) is an onshore visa, therefore you must be in Australia at the time of application. This particular visa requires a significant amount of evidence in order to prove that you are in “a genuine and continuing relationship” with your partner.
For most offshore visa’s, there is a requirement for the applicant to be outside of Australia at the time of grant. The Department has just announced that this requirement will be waived for certain family visa applicants.