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Migrants are not taking Australian’s jobs

A great article in the Australian newspaper today dispels the myth that skilled migrants are taking Australian jobs. One of Australia’s leading demographers Professor Peter McDonald from Melbourne University who is presenting later this week at ‘The Australian Economic and Social Outlook’ conference will tell attendees that without migration there…

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The International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers 2014

We would like to congratulate Glenn Ferguson, managing director of Ferguson Cannon Lawyers, for making the International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers 2014. Since 1996 Who’s Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in 34 areas of business law. They feature over 16,000 of the world’s leading private…

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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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Australian Immigration Book – An invaluable resource for all migrants

The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has released a new ‘Australian Immigration Book’. This book is a highly recommended resource for anyone considering moving to Australia. It is packed with useful information and invaluable contacts that could assist anyone considering migrating to Australia. The following list provides a snapshot…

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Ferguson Cannon Lawyers/Visa Australia farewell John Gibson

We are saddened to hear Barrister, refugee and immigration law expert and good friend of Glenn Ferguson, John Gibson passed away last week in Melbourne following a long illness. The immediate past President of the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA), Mr Gibson was a former part time Member of Refugee…

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Glenn Ferguson receives Specialist Accreditation in Immigration Law

FC Lawyers Managing Director Glenn Ferguson recently received the Queensland Law Society Specialist Accreditation in Immigration Law. As a founding member of the Immigration Lawyers’ Association of Australasia (ILAA) and a member of the Migration Agents’ Advisory Board, Glenn is one of Australia’s most experienced immigration lawyers. If you need…

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