COVID Travel Updates – October 2021

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison recently announced that borders will be opening for Australian citizens and permanent residents within the next few weeks. States and territories are to open borders at different times given their varying vaccination rates but are expected to commence opening their borders in November. Mr Morrison said the next priority wouldRead more

Additional Occupations Added to South Australia’s Skilled Occupation List

To manage South Australia’s COVID recovery response, an additional 70 occupations will be open to applicants currently residing offshore from Tuesday 28 September 2021. The minimum requirements for state nomination include: • at least 8 years work experience in the occupation or closely related occupation• a proficient plus English level Full requirements for each occupationRead more

PTE Academic to change in November 2021

Pearson PTE has announced changes to PTE Academic testing from 16 November 2021. The following changes will occur to the PTE Academic test: • the test will be reduced to two hours duration• questions will be reduced from 70-82 to 53-64 questions• the shorter version will still test all four language skills and include theRead more

MEET THE TEAM – Michelle Le’Fevre

We have a few new team members, and some who are not so new, who we’d like to introduce to you all. Some of you may have already met these superstars, but just in case you haven’t had the pleasure we thought we’d introduce you to a member of the team every week. They workRead more

MEET THE TEAM – Tanya Tekuleka

We have a few new team members, and some who are not so new, who we’d like to introduce to you all. Some of you may have already met these superstars, but just in case you haven’t had the pleasure we thought we’d introduce you to a member of the team every week. They workRead more

Tasmania’s 2021-2022 Skilled Migration Program Now Open

Skilled Migration Program Skilled migrants are attracted to Tasmania because of the state’s enviable lifestyle, career opportunities, affordable housing, reputable schools and a globally recognised university. The Tasmanian Government actively pursues skilled and business migrants in recognition of the significant contribution migrants make to Tasmania’s economy and cultural diversity. Tasmania’s nomination quota for the 2021–2022Read more

Travel Exemption Updates – August 2021

Australia’s borders are currently closed and international travel from Australia remains strictly controlled to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. International travel from Australia is only available if you are exempt or you have been granted an individual exemption. Travel restrictions are subject to change in response to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19. A number ofRead more

Digital Games Skills Added for Victorian Visa Nomination

The good news for digital games engineers is that digital games skills has been added for Victorian visa nomination. The digital sector makes use of technology and innovation to drive economic growth, productivity and competitiveness in Victoria. Applicants using their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) skills in a business precinct will be highly regarded.Read more