Australia will continue to collaborate with Indian businesses and education and training institutions to support India and Australia to build highly-skilled and well trained workforces, Minister for Skills and Jobs, Senator Chris Evans said today. Addressing a forum hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry in New Delhi today, Senator Evans spoke of the value […]
If you are helping someone in their dealings with the department and you are not a registered migration agent or exempt, make sure you know what you can and can’t do. This video provides clear guidelines for people giving migration advice, as well as highlighting the serious penalties for unlawful activity. Read more here..
The Current Government expressed that it is not going to putting a limit on the number of international student visas issued each year,
Many low-paid workers in Australia will have their wages raised by $26 per week, a good percentage of rise after a two year salary freeze.
The Australian economy is expected to grow well above its trend rate, in 2010 and 2011. Australia is the world’s fifth most competitive economy, according to the recently released IMD 2010 World Competitiveness Yearbook. The country was up two places from its 2009 ranking. The World Competitiveness Scoreboard features, 58 industrialized and emerging economies, grouped […]
There is going to be less number of temporary visas for immigrants The Australian government is targeting to reduce the number of temporary visas in the coming years. It is also planning to reduce number of visa skill categories in the coming years. All this process is to make the visa processing more simple and […]
The overall size of the migration program will remain unchanged with a total of 168 700 places, comprising a total skill stream of 113 850 places, a total family stream of 54 550 places and 300 special eligibility places. The overall level of skilled migration will increase by 5750 program places. This includes an additional […]
From 22 March 2010, applicants for an onshore GSM visa need only obtain a reference number from Medibank Health Solutions to meet the time of application health requirement. Applicants should phone Medibank Health Solutions and state that they are applying for a GSM visa and request a reference number. This reference number must then be […]
There are new arrangements for the provision of evidence for English language ability. Applicants for the following GSM subclasses have until the time of decision to provide evidence of their English language ability. Skilled – Independent (Residence) visa (subclass 885) Skilled – Sponsored (Residence) visa (subclass 886) Skilled – Independent (Migrant) visa (subclass 175) Skilled […]
Economic opportunities in Australia are vast. Australia’s economy is increasingly integrated into those of the ASEAN countries (originally Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand and more recently in addition Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam. It also has a free trade agreement with the USA. As with India and Canada, Australia’s financial sector […]