Month: August 2012

Australian significant investment visa

Significant Investor Visa Conditions Released

Back in May we announced that the Australian Immigration Department were to release a new Visa for people with stacks of cash ($5 Million AUD+) to invest in Australia. They creatively titled it the Significant Investor Visa. Today, the minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen, released the full conditions for this new visa class. …

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Income Tax Australia - Australian Income Tax

Income Tax In Australia – A Guide To Australian Income Tax

Income tax in Australia is the most important revenue stream within the Australian taxation system and like it or not, as a resident of Australia, you’re liable to pay income tax on income from all sources. Thankfully, one exception to this rule are the funds that you bring into Australia when you originally emigrate and for …

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SkillSelect: First round offers go to skilled professionals

According to the press release from the Australian Immigraion department, doctors, dentists, nurses and engineers have dominated the first round of skilled migrants invited to formally apply for visas under the government’s new online SkillSelect service. Accountants, ICT analysts and programmers were also strongly represented in the 100 invitations in the first round, which drew the …

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Australian Headhunters Target American War Vetrans For Mining Jobs

Australian Headhunters Target American War Vetrans For Mining Jobs

In the USA, post 9/11 veteran unemployment is now hovering near the 9% mark with further cuts to planned for the future. It’s not all bad news though as Australian mining companies are stepping up to grab some of that labour for their short staffed operations down under. With the mines looking for everything from …

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There's Nothing Like Australia - Australian Tourism Ad Released

There’s Nothing Like Australia – Australian Tourism Ad Released

So it’s be a little while since we’ve covered the Australian Tourism Offices attempts to temp people down under. With this in mind I thought their latest campaign may be worth a bit of a share. Many of the iconic Aussie landmarks make the vidoe although to be fair I’d say the the baby kangaroo on …

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Australia And Greece To Get Reciprocal Work And Holiday Visa Arrangements

Australia And Greece To Get Reciprocal Work And Holiday Visa Arrangements

According to a recent press release from the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen, the Australian Government will begin negotiations with Greece about establishing a reciprocal work and holiday visa arrangement. Mr Bowen said Australia and Greece shared a strong and rich relationship based on firm community ties. ‘A work and holiday arrangement recognises …

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Changes to the points test for skilled migration have been made to encourage international students who have completed Australian postgraduate research qualifications in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics field to remain in Australia.

Australian Student Visa Holders Allowed To Work In Australia For Four Years

Hi guys, you may have noticed due to the lack of updates that everything’s quite quiet on the Australian Immigration front at the moment. Unless anyone is interested in the hundreds of illegal immigrants arriving by boat then there’s really not been that much to write about! One snippet of quite important news that we’ve …

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