Category: Blog

Flights between India and Australia have officially been suspended until 15 May 2021

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

Grant Dates Announced – COVID-Concessions for certain Visas

COVID Concessions for Visas

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

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.