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URGENT – PARTNER VISA APPLICATION FEE INCREASE!

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) have announced that as of the 1st January 2015, the partner visa application fee will be increasing by 50%. The new Partner Visa Application fees will be: Offshore Partner Visa - $6,865; Prospective Marriage Visa - $6,865; and Onshore Partner Visa -…

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Are You Engaged to Your Australian Partner? Read This!

If you are engaged to marry your Australian partner you might be eligible for a Prospective Marriage visa (subclass 300). This visa is aimed at couples who intend to marry in Australia within 9 months of the visa bring granted. It is often a better option for engaged couples as…

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Regional Queensland Migrants to “Jump the Queue”

Late last year the Queensland Government made mention of a possible policy change that would see more migrants being allowed live and work in Australia if they chose to settle in regional areas. To read more on this article please click here. This potential policy change is still a topical…

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Having Trouble Finding Occupation Lists and State/Territory Migration Websites?

Below is a list of useful links that may assist you with your migration research. These links are frequently updated so if you are experiencing any difficulties accessing them, it is likely due to a recent update that has been done. Queensland If you are looking to migrate to Queensland…

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Can I add a Child to my 457 Visa?

If you are a 457 visa holder and have had a baby since your visa was granted – your child is eligible to be added onto your current visa. In order to have your child added, you will need to provide the Department of Immigration and Border Protection with identity…

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Why should you use a Registered Migration Agent?

A common question asked by prospective clients when they are considering lodging a visa application is “why should I use a registered migration agent?” It is not a requirement that you use a registered migration agent when lodging your visa application, however, you will find they can offer a variety…

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Changes to the Victoria State Nomination Occupation Lists

On the 10th of September 2013 changes were announced for the Victoria State Nomination Occupation List and State Nomination Occupation List for Graduates. These lists relate to skilled migrants and graduates and outline eligibility criteria and available occupations for Victoria. These changes include the removal of the following occupations: Accountant…

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