How to employ an overseas worker – Sponsor Obligations and Visa Requirements

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!

Applying for a Permanent Parent Visa – Reuniting families in Australia

Permanent Parent Visas are a great visa option for Australian Residents and Citizens with parents of foreign residence looking to relocate their loved ones.

Evidence of your relationship – Applying for 820/801 Partner Visa in Australia

Evidence Partner Visa 820:801 - First Class Migration Australia

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.

New COVID visa waiver – ‘offshore grant requirement’

Visa Waiver - First Class Migration Australia

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.

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.