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Skilled migration program changes to Subclass 186 and Subclass 187 from March 2018

The government announced significant changes to the Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) visa Subclass 186 and Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) visa Subclass 187 in April 2017 with the major changes coming into effect from March 2018 to these permanent employer sponsored visas. The actual date in March has not be…

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International Students and Work Visas

If you are an international student wanting to apply for a visa to work in Australia (work visa), you may have to pass the points test. The points test is a test based on a variety of factors and helps Australia identify people who have the necessary skills and attributes…

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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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Are you currently in Australia on a temporary 457 visa or have an employer willing to sponsor you? If so, you might be eligible for a 187 permanent residence visa!

Temporary Residence Transition Stream If you are currently in Australia on a subclass 457 visa, you may be eligible for a subclass 187 visa through the Temporary Residence Transition stream. This visa is a permanent residence visa. In addition to the general criteria set out previously, to qualify under this…

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A subclass 187 visa will allow you to work, live and play ‘among the gum trees’ in Regional Australia!

As part of the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS), a subclass 187 visa allows Australian employers to sponsor foreign employees to live and work in regional Australia permanently. Regional Australia generally encompasses areas outside of the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Newcastle, Sydney, Wollongong and Melbourne. It offers open spaces, less expensive…

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