Applying for an Australian Travel Exemption Australia’s borders remain closed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Travel to Australia is only available if an individual is exempt or is granted an Australian travel exemption Current details of travel exemption eligibility can be found on the department website. A new exempt category The department recently […]
Applying for an Australian skilled visa is a lengthy and complicated process. The purpose of Australia’s skilled migration program is to fill gaps in Australia’s workforce to grow their economy. This is reflected in Australia’s skilled occupation lists and state sponsorship requirements, both of which dictate who can secure a visa to live and work […]
A look into how Covid has changed Australia’s immigration policies and how they plan to recover from the pandemic. How Covid has impacted Australia Since the beginning of the Covid pandemic more than 21 million Covid tests have been undertaken in Australia, with 30,685 confirmed cases and 910 deaths (people who died with COVID). In […]
Australia Covid Update Today the National Cabinet met to provide an Australia covid update, including revised policies affecting international arrivals. As Australia tries to suppress the Covid-19 virus, the recent Sydney outbreak and vaccine rollout were also deliberated. An overview of the policy changes are outlined below. You can read the full media statement on […]
New occupations added to PMSOL Australia’s PMSOL (Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List) has nearly doubled following the addition of 22 new occupations. The PMSOL is temporary and updated in accordance with Australia’s labour shortages. The Government liaises with employers, business leaders and industry bodies to determine occupations in need. These most recent changes saw multiple […]
Australian Visa Fees Increase On 1 July 2021, Australian visa application charges (VACs) will marginally increase. The VAC is paid on lodgement of application, and is subject to card surcharges. New Visa Fees Australian Visa Fees Increase on 1 July 2021. Details of new fees are listed below: Partner and Prospective Marriage: AUD$7,850 – main […]
Australian State Sponsorship Invitations Some positive news for our skilled visa clients! Last week, nine Visa Go Australia clients received invitations from the South Australian and Tasmanian Government. These clients can now proceed with lodgement of their skilled visa applications. Securing Australian state sponsorship has become increasingly difficult during the COVID pandemic, especially for offshore […]
VETASSESS skills assessment Obtaining a positive skills assessment is the first key stage of applying for a skilled visa. All primary applicants must complete a skills assessment to ensure their qualifications and/or work experience match Australian workplace requirements. VETASSESS is Australia’s largest skills assessment provider. Authorised by the Australian Government, VETASSESS assess 28 trade occupations […]
The COVID pandemic brought Australia’s migration program to a halt, with strict travel bans and temporary visa holders advised to return home. As the country rebuilds its economy, Australian businesses are reporting a shortage of skilled workers. Politicians recognise that Australia needs skilled migrants to support economic growth, whilst protecting jobs for current Australian residents. […]
Last year our migration agent Darren Chatt travelled to Australia for family and work commitments. As an Australian citizen he can enter the country during the strict COVID travel restrictions. Below, he explains what Australian life is like during the COVID pandemic. Darren also reveals he is connecting with local employers to provide our clients […]
Our visa process took 11 months (as expected for the visa we applied for) and Sue kept us on track and up to date all the time, extremely organised and always happy to help and provide us with her support.
I highly recommend Visa Go Australia, we couldn't imagine trying to go through this process without Sues help and guidance. Samantha Mills
Can't thank Darren and Kimberley enough.
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I would highly recommend anyone applying for a visa to do it through them.
They made sure we had all the information at every step of they way and nothing was ever a problem if I called or emailed.
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Australia is getting closer to reopening as it surpasses another significant mark in the national vaccine rollout www.skynews.com.au/australia-news/coronavirus/australia-hits-major-milestone-in-vaccine-rollout-w...
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