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Australian Business Visas

As the world emerges from the pandemic the demand for visas to Australia for business owners, investors and entrepreneurs is seeing unprecedented demand. As the border open Australia’s State and Territory governments will be actively seeking high quality applicants. Outlined in this article is the current pathways for business owners,…

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What are the current processing priorities for skilled migration visa applications in Australia?

Australia has prioritised both permanent and temporary work visas during the pandemic period to assist in its economic recovery. All skilled visa processing priorities are determined by the current government policy and outlined in the various Ministerial Directions. Currently this relates to the following visas:​ Subclass 124 (Distinguished Talent)Subclass 186…

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Global Business & Talent Attraction Taskforce

The Australian Government has announced the formation of a taskforce to lure international businesses and exceptionally talented skilled people as part of the Government’s initiative to support the COVID-19 recovery and give a boost to the Australian economy and jobs. The Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce will be a…

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Concessions to Business Innovation and Investment Program applicants

The Department of Home Affairs (DoHA) has indicate it will grant concessions to applications who were granted a Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188) before 1 July 2019, and who wish to apply for a Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) visa (subclass 888). The concessions relate to: application…

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New Business and Skilled Migration Queensland BIIP Criteria

The Queensland Government welcomes successful business investors who wish to invest and live in Queensland, Australia. Migration Queensland seeks nominations for business migrants through Australia’s Business Innovation and Investment Program. In partnership with the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Queensland nominates business migrants seeking to make an investment…

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Changes to Significant Investor Visa Program

As of July 1 2015, certain changes to the Significant Investor Visa (SIV) stream of the Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188) that were announced in October 2014 have come into effect. It is useful firstly to outline what has stayed the same and hasn’t changed in relation…

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Attention Investors – New Premium Investor Visa Announced

On 14 October 2014, the Australian Government released the findings of a review into the Business Innovation and Investment Programme, which covers the Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188). Already containing three streams (Business Innovation, Investor, and Significant Investor), the subclass 188 visa is designed to cater for…

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Queensland Announce Significant Investor Stream 188 Visa Criteria

This information should also be read in conjunction with our previous blog on the Significant Investor Visa. Steven Koch, Executive Director of the Skills and Employment of the Department of Education, Training and Employment (DETE) has provided further information about the eligibility criteria for applicants looking to apply for a…

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Significant Investor Visa – How it works

The Australian Government has recently announced eagerly awaited information on how the new significant investor visa will work. It is expected the visa will commence on the 24 November 2012. The Department of Immigration and Citizenship have provided the following guidelines; The significant investor visa will be part of the…

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