2014 Australian Immigration News

2014 Australian Immigration News

Australia Working Holiday Now Available Visitors From Poland - Getting Down Under 2014 Australian Immigration News

Australia Working Holiday Now Available Visitors From Poland

On 28 March 2014, Australia and Poland announced that a reciprocal work and holiday (subclass 462) visa arrangement between the two countries had been signed. The arrangement enables young adults (aged 18 – 30 years) from Poland and Australia to enjoy an extended holiday in each other’s country, during which they may undertake short term …

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Spain Added to Australia’s working holiday program

The signing of a reciprocal work and holiday visa arrangement between Australia and Spain will give young people from both countries a unique opportunity to experience the vibrancy of each other’s culture, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, the Hon Scott Morrison and Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash …

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Australian Parent Visa Gets The Axe

On 2 June 2014 the government stopped taking applicants for the following visas classes: Parent (non-contributory) visas: • subclass 103 (Parent) • subclass 804 (Aged Parent) Other Family visas: • subclasses 114 and 838 (Aged Dependent Relative) • subclasses 115 and 835 (Remaining Relative) and • subclasses 116 and 836 (Carer) Why is the Government …

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More choice in English language testing

Applicants for a number of visas are being given more choice in English language testing. From November this year, people applying for Temporary Graduate, Skilled, Work and Holiday and Former Resident visas will be able to provide the department with a test score from the Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test (TOEFL …

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Overseas Skills Registry Connecting Overseas Skilled Workers With Victorian Employers

The Overseas Skills Registry is a new online service making it easier for overseas skilled workers who have skills in demand to connect with Victorian employers. The registry is designed to broaden overseas skilled workers’ local networks, and support them to access job interviews and employment. Using the registry, overseas skilled workers can create an …

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The Australian Immigration Department has just launched their skillselect website which is available at www.skillselect.gov.au.

Next Skillselect Invitation Monday 10th February

The next Skillselect invitation round is next Monday 10th February for anyone out there who might be interested. An interesting announcement on the Australian Immigration website (link) though, it looks like for the subclass 489 – Skilled Regional (Provisional) (Sponsored) visas, numbers will be limited. Announcement Please note invitation rounds will be held on the …

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New South Wales State Sponsorship Nomintions (sc190) Closed

Despite provising no prior notification about cutoff times, the NSW government announced this week that their quota for State Sponsored Nominations (sc190) has now been met. From their NSW government website: Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) – NSW nominations closed for 2013/14 NSW is pleased to announce that program targets for the Skilled Nominated visa …

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