Tag: department-of-immigration

  • Professional Year Visa Program To Be Reviewed

    Professional Year Visa Program To Be Reviewed

    The Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has announced a review of the Professional Year Visa Program to start in early 2012. The Professional Year program which has been in place since 2008 is a structured development program, available to former overseas students who have graduated as Engineers, Accountants and IT Professionals. The Professional […] More

  • Getting Down Under Australia

    Australian Student Visa To Be Reviewed

    The Australian government has commissed a new review of the Australian student visa program, which will report to the government in mid 2011. The Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) is undertaking a review of the Australian student visa program, with former minister Michael Knight appointed to carry out the review for presentation to […] More

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  • made the move to australia

    More changes to skilled occupations lists announced

    Following the news we posted on Friday about Important changes to Australian skilled-sponsored visas for ACT and NT. It looks like the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and the Northern Territory (NT) governments are at it again with a number of amendments to their skilled occupations lists being announced. After removing five occupations as part of […] More

  • made the move to australia

    DIAC’s report shows growth in Australian skilled migration

    The 2007-08 Migration Report released by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) shows that Australia’s migration programme is well on track to reach its targets and fill critical skills gaps in the job market, and that the UK continues to be the major source of Australia’s migrants. The report shows that at the end […] More

  • Australia Australia The Land Down Under

    Lots of people moving to Western Australia – Where will they all go?

    I’ve just been watching a story on the news this afternoon about the influx of migrants into Western Australia. According to figures produced by the clever statistitions at the Federal Department of Immigration and Citizenship; Western Australia accounted for 14.1 percent of all new settler arrivals in Australia. It seems Western Australias ‘booming economy and […] More