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What are some of the limits of sponsoring a partner into Australia?

Filed under: Immigration

Australian citizens, permanent residents, and eligible citizens from New Zealand have the option to sponsor a partner to Australia if they meet a number...

Investor visa changes provide fastrack to residency for premium investors

Filed under: Immigration

In a move to encourage foreign investment in Australia, the Federal Government has recently announced a broadening of the foreign investor visa progra...

What are the new measures being introduced to the subclass 457 visa?

Filed under: Employment Law - Employer Perspective, Immigration

What are the new measures being introduced on 1 July 2013 relating to the subclass 457 visa program?


What makes a marriage conducted outside of Australia valid?

Date: 01 Sep 2017, Filed under: Immigration

In order for a marriage solemnised overseas to be valid in Australia, the marriage must conform to the legal requirements of the country in which the marriage...

What information is required in relation to the Incoming Passenger Card?

Date: 01 Aug 2017, Filed under: Immigration

Passengers are required to fill out both sides of the card and provide the following details. Front: family/surname, given names and passport...

Who can qualify for a partner visa?

Date: 01 Jul 2017, Filed under: Immigration

In order for a person to qualify for a partner visa, both the applicant and the spouse must meet the following criteria: be at least 18 years of...

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Immigration scam targets migrants

Date: 06 Oct 2016, Filed under: Immigration

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is warning migrants to watch out for scammers pretending to be from the 'Department of Immigration',...

Immigration scam warning

Date: 28 Apr 2015, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Immigration

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is urging visa holders and Australian citizens to hang up on fraudulent phone calls from sca...

Sydney based migration agent cancelled

Date: 15 Jul 2014, Filed under: Immigration

A Sydney-based Chinese migration agent has failed in her bid to have a decision to cancel her registration overturned, with the Administrative Appeals...


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