The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic is having an unprecedented impact on the world. We provide a brief update on how COVID-19 is impacting Australian Visa Applications. We also send all of you our best wishes and the hope that you remain safe during these troubling times.
2020 Australian Immigration News
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.
The Australian government has released a bulletin identifying the list of occupations that are under consideration for a change in status on the Skilled Migration Occupation Lists. Some occupations are moving between lists. Some are being added and others removed altogether. Will you be impacted? Read here.