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 […]
Australia continues to have strict border measures, flight caps and quarantine requirements in place. Below, we outline details of entering Australia during COVID. Who can enter Australia? Australian citizens, permanent residents and select exempt categories can currently enter Australia. On arrival, passengers must complete 2 weeks quarantine in a designated hotel. The costs must be […]
One of the UK’s largest independent removal, storage and shipping companies, with bases in Liverpool and London has sold, marking the first time in it’s 137 year history that it hasn’t been owned by the Mason family. There’s a new man at the helm of John Mason International, one of the UK’s largest independent removal, […]
Australian Immigration and COVID The COVID pandemic has undoubtedly shaped Australia’s 2020-21 migration programme. Below, our migration agent Darren Chatt MARN:0211214 outlines some changes we have seen during the COVID pandemic. If you need advice on Australian Immigration and COVID, you can complete our online visa assessment or book a consultation with Darren. Applying onshore is […]
Changes to Australian Partner Visa Government announcements in conjunction with the Federal Budget suggest that Australia’s partner visa program will undergo substantial changes in 2021. Below, we outline upcoming changes to the Australian partner visa and how this may impact future applications. If you need visa advice you can complete our free online assessment or […]
An Australian Parent Visa update, including current timeframes and Coronavirus processing. Speak with a licensed migration agent today! Release of the Federal Budget 2020-21 The Australian Federal Budget was released last month. A notable change is that Parent visa allocations have decreased by 39% to 4,500 for the migration year. With less spaces available the […]
A look at the new English requirement for partner visas. Those applying for a permanent partner visa will be required to prove their English proficiency. Both the applicant and sponsor must provide evidence of functional English, typically by completing a recognised English Test. Alternatively, applicants can provide evidence of reasonable efforts to learn English – […]
What is Australia’s Migration Program? Australia’s Migration Program runs from 1 July to 30 June of each year and is reviewed annually to ensure it is fit for purpose. The size and composition of each program is set as part of Australia’s budget process. The purpose of the program is to “attract highly skilled migrants […]
Australia’s new skills list Australia has released a new skills list; the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL). The PMSOL identifies Australia’s current critical skills needs, using data from the National Skills Commission and Commonwealth departments. This list is temporary and may change as Australia’s economy recovers from COVID-19. About the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation […]
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