The new Australian migration program year was due to start a week ago with the Federal Government releasing 189, 190 and 491 visa quotas for the 2020-21 year. Whats happened to the latest list – Read our update here.
2020 Australian Immigration News
Last week we wrote about the impact that COVID-19 was having on Australia Visa applications and it looks like the Australian government is taking action to address those left in limbo by the pandemic. This week they announced the introduction of a new visa option – the COVID-19 Pandemic event visa is available under subclass 408.
How many ‘points’ would you need to have received an invitation from the Australian government to apply for an Australian Visa in March 2020? We publish the latest invitation round results in today’s article. Any questions, please post in the comments at the bottom of the article. If you have any suggestions on articles you would find of interest in the future. Let us know. :)
As a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic and In support of the requirement for a significant number of healthcare workers, the South Australian Immigration department is implementing changes which prioritise the processing and nomination of health and medical professionals. Read about the changes here.
Australia Working Holiday Visa rules eased in bid to help regional Australia recover from bushfires. The Federal Government has unveiled temporary changes to working holiday visas which it says will make it easier for backpackers to help rebuild fire-ravaged communities and stay in Australia longer. The changes allow a person who assists with bushfire recovery …
We’ve already written a post describing the occupation ceiling for the 2019 – 2020 migration year however as we’re now more than halfway through the migration year, we thought it might be interesting to see how many invitations had been issued against each of the occupations in demand including details of how many are left.