Global Talent Independent Visa (GTI)

MedTech - Global Talent Independent (GTI)

The program was introduced in order to attract highly talented individuals who are at the top of their field in high growth industries. It is a streamlined visa pathway for highly skilled professionals to work and live permanently in Australia.

Good News! Special arrangements for COVID affected Visa holders

New transitional arrangements for COVID affected visa holders – Subclass 457 in the Temporary Residence Transition Stream New legislation has been introduced in order to provide concessions for particular Subclass 457 visa holders. If your work hours have been reduced or you have been required to take unpaid leave due to the COVID19 pandemic, transitionalRead more

Departing Australia during COVID 19 – Restrictions and Exemptions

Due to the current COVID 19 pandemic, Australia is encouraging all international visitors to return home. We understand this can be challenging with the limit on departing flights so we are doing our best to establish the most convenient and straight-forward options.

Travel Restrictions and Exemptions when entering Australia – COVID 19

Travel Exemptions COVID19 - Coming to Australia

Australia has implemented strict travel measures in an attempt to protect the health of the Australian community and to combat the spread of the COVID 19 virus. There are currently a limited number of flights to and from Australia, available only to travellers who have been granted an individual travel exemption or who are automatically exempt.

Labour Market Testing: Requirements for employers – 11 November 2020

Labour Market Testing Update 11 November 2020

For all 482 and 494 nominations lodged on or after 30th September 2020 all nominated positions must be advertised on the Governments Job Active website. This is a free online jobs website. This measure “ensures that appropriately skilled Australian citizens and permanent residents are given work opportunities before overseas workers when a business has a vacancy”.

Welcome Back, Tanya Tekuleka!

                      To our dear clients, we are so pleased to announce that Tanya Tekuleka, our Senior Registered Migration Agent, has returned to office after spending the last six months on maternity leave. Tanya has been dearly missed around the office and we are so thrilled toRead more

We’re Moving!

IMPORTANT NOTICE To our valued clients, please be advised we will be relocating our office to Suite 6, 16 Waratah Street, Mona Vale, NSW 2103 Australia on Thursday 1 November 2018. Please note our postal address remains unchanged: PO Box 1584, Warriewood Square, NSW 2102 Australia. As a result of the move, we kindly request you allow our teamRead more

September 2018 Newsletter

To our valued clients, First Class Migration Australia would like to announce that starting this month we will be releasing a monthly newsletter, in addition to our ad-hoc announcements and updates, which will cover a range of topics and areas of migration law. If you have any suggestions or feedback as to areas you’d likeRead more