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Warrnambool, Victoria DAMA Occupation List

Warrnambool, Victoria Announces DAMA Occupation List

The local government of Warrnambool on Victoria’s south-western coast has announced details and an occupation list of the Great South Coast region’s Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA). What is DAMA? Dama stands for Designated Area Migration Agreement DAMA provides a framework for employers, in a designated area, experiencing skills and labour shortages to sponsor skilled …

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Australia Points Test Changes – November 2019

We briefly wrote about the planned changes to the Australian Points test back in early April, however, following the publication of the legislative documents supporting the changes we can now go into a little more detail about what these changes may mean for overseas candidates looking to emigrate to Australia. The changes are relevant to …

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South Australia to close for new state nominations from 24th June For State Nomination

South Australia To Close For New State Nominations From 24th June

The South Australian government has announced that to complete system updates for the new program year they will be closing the General Skilled Migration (GSM) state nomination 190/489 application system from 9 am on Monday 24 June. The full announcement is below: To complete system updates for the new program year Immigration SA will be …

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Australian visa skillselect invitation round results May 2019

Skills Select Invitation Rounds – May 2019

The Australia government has released the results of the latest SkillsSelect invitation round and similarly to Aprils invitation rounds, the number of invitations is extremely low with only 110 invitations issued throughout the whole month! Skills Select Invitation Rounds – May 2019 – Invitation Process As in previous months; the highest ranked candidates by points …

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IELTS Score For Australia – A Definitive Guide

We have had several enquiries recently regarding the IELTS requirements for Australia or more specifically, the actual IELTS score for Australia that is required to qualify for your Australian visa.  To assist (or at least have an article we could point people to) we’ve created the below to help answer these questions. IELTS Requirements For …

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Skills Select Invitation Rounds – April 2019

The Australia government has released the results of the latest SkillsSelect invitation round and compared to previous invitation rounds the number of invites issued to candidates who have submitted an EOI appears considerably lower than previous months with only 110 invitations issued versus 1500 issued During March Skills Select Invitation Rounds – April 2019 – Invitation …

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Australia Skilled Migration Points – Changes On The Way

Changes coming into effect from November 2019 will affect applicants with a partner and single applicants. These changes will prioritise applicants who are single or whose partner can demonstrate competent English. The changes will impact subclass 189 and 190 visas. From November 2019, the points test will be adjusted to award additional points to the …

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Australian Visa skilled select invitation rounds.

Skills Select Invitation Rounds – March 2019

The Australian Government has released the results of their latest invitation round with 1500 invitations to apply for an Australian visa issued between February and March. As in previous months, the average number of points required to receive an Australian Visa was relatively high with candidates applying under the 189 Visa stream requiring a minimum …

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Australian Skills Assessment Authority Contact Details

Australian Skills Assessment Assessing Authority List – 2019

An Australian Skills assessment is required if you are looking to emigrate to Australia under one of the skilled Visa workstreams. In simple terms, a skills assessment ensures that the qualifications and experience you say you have actually existed. This is a key governance step undertaken by the Australian government as part of the Australian …

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Australian Government Migration Cap

Australian Government Slashes Visa Places By 15 Percent

Australian prime minister Scott Morrison announced this week that permanent migration will be capped at 160,000 for the next four years which represents a 15 per cent decrease compared to the previous levels of 190,000 places He also announced that two new regional visas for skilled workers will be introduced that will reportedly cover 23,000 …

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New Australian Visa Opportunities For Aged Care and Religious Workers

The Australian government has announced two new labour agreements that it claims will support the country’s multicultural communities. The Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, David Coleman unveiled the labour agreements for the aged care sector and religious institutions last Thursday. Aged Care Worker Visa Opportunities The new agreement for the aged care sector …

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