Important Announcement: Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) Levy Will Be Introduced On 12 August 2018

SKILLING AUSTRALIANS FUND (SAF) LEVY TO BE INTRODUCED SUNDAY 12 AUGUST 2018 To our valued corporate clients, please be advised we have just received confirmation from our industry association that the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) levy will be introduced on Sunday 12 August 2018.The levy will be applicable to all nomination applications for employer-sponsored visas lodgedRead more

Eligible For Citizenship? Find Out Now!

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Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) Expected To Be Released In The Next Four Weeks

Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) Due to be Released in the Next Four Weeks  A friendly reminder to all of our corporate clients that the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) levy is anticipated to be released within the next four weeks. We encourage anyone eligible to lodge a Temporary Skills Shortage (subclass 482), Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186)Read more

Increase In Department Of Home Affairs Fees; MasterCard Credit Card Surcharge

VISA APPLICATION CHARGE INCREASES AS OF JULY 2018 We would like to advise our clients that as of July 2018 the Department of Home Affairs has increased their visa application charge (VAC) fees across a number of visa subclasses. This has and will continue to affect all visa applications lodged on or after 1 July 2018.Read more

Important Update: Skilling Australians Fund & Labour Market Testing

Skilling Australians Funds Acts & Labour Market Testing  As mentioned yesterday, we’ve now received confirmation that Skilling Australians Fund Acts has received Royal Assent as of 22 May 2018 and will come into effect from a date fixed by: Proclamation; or On the day after six months from 22 May 2018 (Potentially being 23 November 2018). Our industryRead more

Skilling Australian Fund Acts & Labour Market Testing Take 2

Dear Clients, Following on from our recent announcement, we’re endeavouring to keep all our clients up to date with the ongoing legislative changes. Our industry association has been misinformed regarding how the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) will affect current nomination applications (Both TSS, ENS and RSMS) lodged prior to 22 May 2018. Kindly disregard thisRead more

Skilling Australian Fund Acts & Labour Market Testing

Skilling Australians Fund Acts & Labour Market Testing: For the last 13 months, we’ve all been waiting for the Australian Government to finish and implement all their proposed changes to the Employer Sponsored Migration scheme. On 18 March 2018, the majority of legislative changes finally came into effect, including the introduction of the TSS (subclassRead more

UPDATE: Dissallowance Motion For The Assurance Of Support

HUGE NEWS FOR PARENT VISA CLIENTS We have received official word from our industry association that the Australian Coalition Government has changed their position on the Social Security (Assurance of Support) Determination. The AoS is required for all Contributory Parent visa applications and the stipulated change would have made it very difficult for children toRead more