Month: November 2013

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Highly Skilled Occupations Exempted From Labour Market Testing

The Australian Immigration department has announced that employers recruiting for ‘highly skilled occupations’ will be exempted from the Labour Market Testing (LMT) requirement and therefore will not need to advertise jobs in Australia before offering them to temporary foreign workers. In June 2013, Australia’s previous Labor government passed legislation which required Australian employers to advertise …

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Mechanical Engineer CDR Template

If you are a qualified mechanical engineer looking to emigrate to Australia then download this free Mechanical Engineer Competency Demonstration Report (CDR) template to help you get started. Our mechanical Engineer CDR will help you create your own CDR prior to submitted to Engineers Australia. We’re providing a copy of this CDR to help you better …

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Engineers Competency Evaluation Guide

If you’re an engineer looking to emigrate to Australia, then you are probably in the process of writing your Competency Demonstration Report. We’ve already uploaded a number of CDR templates to our site, however we thought that you may also find the attached document of interest. The engineer competency evaluation guide essentially details the qualities that an …

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Western Australian Population Surges With Australian Visa Holders

The population of Western Australia increased to 2.5 million people in March this year according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics – with over 60% of the growth due to Australian visa holders. Western Australia is the country’s largest yet most remote state, meaning the state has relied on Australian visa …

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Australian Significant Investor Visa To Be Fast Tracked

The new Australian immigration minister Scott Morrison has said that he wants to fast-track 400 wealthy visa applicants for permanent residence. The 400 applicants have applied under the Significant investor visas (subclass 888) that we announced back in November last year. The immigration minister believes that, between the 400 applicants, they have about AUS$2bn to …

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Israel Now Eligible For Electronic Lodgement Of Australian Visas

Looking to visit Australia from Israel? If so, the whole process got that little bit easier. From tomorrow (14th November) Israeli citizens will have fast-tracked access to visas for short-term visits to Australia. Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, senator Cash said with the addition of Israel to the list of eligible countries for …

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Student Visas To Be Streamlined

The Australian government announced last week measures to streamline the Australian student Visa. It is proposed that streamlined visa processing arrangements will be available to certain low immigration risk non-university education providers who offer Bachelor, Masters and Doctoral degree courses. This would be an extension of the arrangements that have been available to the university …

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