Category: Newsletters

No quarantine for fully vaccinated travellers entering NSW

Quarantine will no longer be necessary for fully vaccinated international arrivals entering New South Wales from 1st November 2021. The aim of the decision is to allow Australians stranded abroad to get home by the end of the year, and to relaunch international travel and tourism. How will this work? To qualify for no quarantine, arrivals fromRead more

We’re excited to announce that we’re back at the office…

We are pleased to have remained fully operational throughout the ongoing pandemic. Like many businesses, our staff worked from home during lockdown. So we’re excited to announce that we are officially back in the office from this week to start getting things back to normal. We are proud of our team who have successfully continuedRead more

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

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

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

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

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