Author : Dilip Nooney

Changes of Australian Visa Application Charges from 1st July 2017

Changes are as Below: Tourist Visa Fees  – will increase from  $135 to $140 student visa fees  – will increase from $550 to $560. Temporary Graduate – Post Study work will increase  from $1470 to $1500. Skilled visas  i.e, 189 and 190 For Primary Application it  will increase from $3600 to $3670 and Adult dependent […]

Changes to Age Limit for Skilled Independent Subclass 189 Visas

The maximum age for General Skilled Migration will  be lowered to 44 years from the current Maximum age of 49, As of July 1st, 2017 At this point of time the below visa types will not be affected  by the changes.  For Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 – maximum age 49 For Skilled Regional Provisional Subclass […]

Top Destination for Millionaires is AUSTRALIA

Top Destinations for Millionaires is Australia A new report has  revealed  that Australia is the Top Destination for millionaires Australia topped the chart as it has seen  11,000 millionaires moving here, followed by the US with 10,000 , Canada with 8,000 in the second place  and third place respectively. The New World Wealth has found […]

Important Changes Announced for lodging certain Australian Visas

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has announced from 20th February 2017, the arrangement to lodge certain visas in Australia will change     Career visa (subclass 836) Visitor visa (subclass 600 Tourist Stream) Aged Dependent Relative visa (subclass 838) New Zealand (Family Relationship) visa  (subclass 461) Remaining Relative visa (subclass 835)  It is […]

Visa and Processing Times available online

 For the first time Global visa and citizenship processing times will be available online from 13 March.  As part of the Department’s ongoing efforts which is to improve client information, the publishing of the Citizenship and Current visa and processing times will give a  more meaningful data about the visa or citizenship product of the […]

Tough Situation for H1B visa for Indians

Indian tech stocks tanked on news of new United States legislation that seeks to double the minimum salary of H-1B visa holders, making  it difficult for the firms to replace the  American employees with the  Indian software professionals.   TCS, , Infosys, Wipro, Tech Mahindra  the big four Indian IT firms, and each lost between […]

Health Insurance – Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

  In Australia all student visa holders must hold Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) . OSHC is important for the students as it allow to access affordable health care. The Department makes sure that students should have OSHC for the  period which they like to stay before Department granting a visa. This means that the […]

Jobs that are paid hike in 2017

According to the Report IT professionals, system engineers, corporate governance and data analysts     will be among the one getting the highest salary increases this year Increase of 45 percent was seen by News Limited  and reports that a Robert Walters survey of  workers (1800) and hiring managers ( 950)  has found salaries of  IT professionals […]

Migrants were cheated by Scammers impersonating the immigration department out of $150,000

.In regards to the SCAM The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission received 300 reports from March and warned people to hang up phone calls. “The scammers target temporary visa holders  &  migrants, claiming that there are problems with their immigration visa status or paperwork and they need to pay a fees to solve the problem and […]

Scholarship for Outstanding Students from India

On 30th November 2016, Sydney based Macquarie University, announced  scholarships worth more than 1.8$ million  for Undergraduates Students and Indian Women The University has also signed up in India for student exchange agreements  supported by $200,000 of funding and valued at more than $1.8 million which are for Outstanding Students for India These new scholarships […]

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