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What should I do if my visa has or will expire in Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic?

People on temporary visas are facing uncertain futures as their visas are about to or have expired whilst in Australia. It is imperative that if your visa is due to expire or has expired, you obtain advice as to what your options are. There may be options to apply for…

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Employer sponsored temporary work visas (482 and 457) and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you’re a Temporary Skill Shortage visa holder - what should you do if you have been stood down or your work hours are reduced by your employer? The Australian Government has announced that Temporary Skill Shortage visa holders who have been stood down, but not laid off, will maintain…

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Framework changes for Temporary Activity visa in Australia

The Department of Home Affairs (DoHA) have announced new framework changes, that are focused on the temporary activity visa. The following visas were closed to new applications from the 19th of November 2016: Subclass 401 Temporary Work (Long Stay Activity) visa Subclass 402 Training and Research visa Subclass 416 Special…

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New short stay visa for the Entertainment Industry

Australia has a thriving entertainment and sporting industry. People from all over the world travel to Australia to work in the movie, television and live production industry. Whether you are performing or working in as supporting role such as directing or producing from the 19th November 2016 a new framework…

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Visas for Sportspersons, coaches and officials to come to Australia

There are a range of options when it comes to sponsoring sportspersons, coaches or officials either for a short or long stay in Australia. Temporary Activity visa (Subclass 408) From the 19th November 2016 a new framework will be implemented to reduce the red tape for short stay sports visas.…

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