Author: Dilip Nooney

Partner visa fee is going to Increase from Jan 2015

Their is a huge increase in the partner visa application fee’s from Jan 2015. It is going to burn the pockets of the Australian residents and citizens who are going to marry offshore partners. It is possible to lodge the Partner visa before you get all your documents ready. Contact the migration agent for more […]

457 Visa Review by DIBP

REVIEW INTO 457 PROGRAMS The DIBP yesterday released the Independent Review into the Subclass 457 program. There were around 22 recommendations amongst them the most important ones are: Relax the English Language Requirement for 457 visas Making it easier for 457 Visa Holders to apply for permanent residence via ENS New compliance arrangements and banning […]

New State Nominations have opened today.

Immigration SOUTH AUSTRALIA has published a new occupation list and criteria changes from the 1st July 2014 People who are waiting for state sponsorship having IELTS 6.5! IELTS requirement is 6.5 in each band for all the ICT skills for South Australia nomination. Please visit the Immigration SA website via www.migration.sa.gov.au after this date for further details. The NSW (New South […]

Alternative to IELTS for General skilled migration

Good News!!!!!!!!! Alternative English Language tests for Immigration visa applicants From November 2014, the following visa subclasses Temporary Graduate Skilled Visa Work and Holiday visa programmes will accept a TOEFL iBT or PTE Academic test score as evidence of English ability.   From November 2014, intending migrants submitting an Expression of Interest through Skill Select will be […]

Good News for Students aspiring to study in Vocational courses in Australia

Good News for Student planning Higher Education in Australia…. “The non-university education system supports thousands of Australian jobs directly, and indirectly.” Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Scott Morrison and Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne announced a package of measures that would simplify student visas through a streamlined assessment-level framework (ALF) and by extending streamlined […]

Good days ahead for Student visas to Australia

Some of the Premiers of Australia are pressurizing federal government to make the student visa process more easy and accessible. international students visa should be set to change, after Victorian premier Denis Napthine called for faster processing procedure. Addressing a Council of Australian Governments meeting on April 19, Dr Napthine said it is important to […]

New Visitor Visa introduced into Australian visa stream

  New Changes on VISIT visa to Australia As per the new guide lines the following visas are no longer available for the people around the world to visit Australia. Tourist visa (subclass 676) Sponsored family visitor visa (subclass 679) Business (short Stay) visa (Subclass 456) Sponsored business visitor (short stay) visa (subclass 459)   […]

More number of People are Taking Australian Citizenship

More number of Migrants in Australia are choosing to become citizens due to the vibrant economy . Many overseas citizens are interested in Australian citizenship because of security , quality of life and support system. Australia Day celebrations have seen a record numbers of 17,059 people from 145 countries from a variety of immigration visas taking […]

Visit visa Arrangments for Parents of Australian citizens and permanent residents

    It’s a good news to the parents of Australian permanent residents and Australian citizens. All those parents who want to spend time with their children or grand children from 24 November 2012, have a chance to apply for Tourist (Subclass 676) visas to visit Australia for longer duration.  These changes will allow parents […]

STUDENT TRANSITIONAL ARRANGEMENT IS ENDING ON 31ST DEC 2012

The Australian Government has announced number of changes to its skilled migration program on 8-2-2010 which includes withdrawal of the Migration Occupations in Demand List (MODL) and introduction of new Skilled Occupation List (SOL) from 1-7-2010. The students who have entered Australia before Feb 2010 has an option to select a skill form the skilled […]

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