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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?

The character requirement: What is it? And how does it apply to visa applications?

Filed under: Immigration

Applying for a visa to Australia? You must satisfy the character requirement and this article will explain how a person can fail the character require...


What are some of the reforms included in the Temporary Skill Shortage visa?

Date: 01 May 2017, Filed under: Immigration

The TSS visa has introduced an occupation list that is more refined in the targeting of occupation lists, and aims to be better aligned with any skills...

What is the balance of family test in relation to contributory parent visa?

Date: 01 Apr 2017, Filed under: Immigration

The balance of family test has the following elements:at least half of the children, which can include step-children, reside lawfully and on a permanent...

What are the health undertaking requirements for a person who was granted a visa overseas?

Date: 01 Mar 2017, Filed under: Immigration

Initially, the Australian Government provides visa applicants free health checks to the visa holder to ensure that the threat of TB spreading amongst family,...

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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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