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Potential Visa Law Reforms Confirm Morrison Means Business

A recent article by Jennifer Hewett in the Financial Review published on May 20, 2014 explains Immigration Minister, Scott Morrison’s reaction to opinions that business and investment visas are turning into ‘open slathers’. Reviews are underway to expand the flexibility and responsiveness of Australian’s entire system of work and residency…

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Warning: Visa Application Fee Increases Coming Your Way!

If you are thinking about applying for a visa, or are in the process of a visa application, watch out for the fee increases starting on 1 July 2013. All valid visa applications lodged with the department before 1 July will not be subject to these changes to pricing. Your…

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457 Visa Changes effective as of 1 July 2012

What are the 457 visa changes as of 1st July 2012? Significant visa changes have been made to the subclass 457 visa which will affect all applications lodged after 1 July 2012. Some of the key visa changes include: An increase in the Temporary Skilled Migration Income Threshold (TSMIT) from…

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