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  • Working Holiday and Tourists VISA Charges To Be Refunded Due To COVID-19

    Working Holiday Visa Charges To Be Refunded Due To COVID-19

    Working holidaymakers, seasonal and pacific workers, prospective partners, temporary skilled workers and tourists whose travel has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic will be eligible for refunds or waivers of Visa Application Charges (VAC). More

  • COVID-19 Concessions For Australia Visa applicants Announced

    COVID-19 Concessions For Australia Visa applicants Announced

    The Australian government has introduced significant legislative amendments to its Migration Regulations that will come into effect on 19 September 2020.

    They have been brought in to allow individuals to continue on their visa pathway if they have been disadvantaged by COVID-19 border closures, business restrictions or the economic downturn. More

  • Is Australia Skilled Migration In For An Overhaul

    Is Australia Skilled Migration In For An Overhaul?

    A new study from the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), released on Monday, has urged the Australian federal government to introduce a new “intra-company transfer” visa to assist multinational businesses in expanding their operations to Australia. CEDA is a non-profit, independent, organisation providing thought leadership and policy perspectives on the economic and social […] More

  • Australia 2020 - 2021 Migration Intake Trend

    Australia 2020 – 2021 Migration Intake To Drop By Over 80%

    Apparently, net overseas migration (NOM) is assumed to fall by a massive 80 per cent in 2020-21, compared to the last financial year!

    If you guys are a little like me, you’ll likely be completely over the negative sentiments being published in the news. Unfortunately, this is the new reality of living n a world controlled by a global pandemic.

    Have you already applied for your Australian Visa? How has COVID impacted you? Let us know in the comments at the bottom of today’s article. More

  • australian government releases covid-19 faq for visa applicants

    Australian Government Releases COVID-19 FAQ For Visa Applicants

    The Australian migration department has shared an FAQ where they attempt to answer ten of the most common questions people might have about the impacts of COVID-19 on the Australian Visa program. Read the FAQ here. Any questions, please post in our comments at the bottom of the article on our website More

  • COVID-19 Visa

    COVID-19 Pandemic visa Launched

    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. More

  • COVID-19 Impacts On Australia Visas

    COVID-19 Impacts On Australia Visas

    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. More

  • South Australia Relaxes Work Experience Requirements Due To COVID-19

    South Australia Relaxes Visa Requirements Due To COVID-19

    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. More