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Health requirements for migrants to Australia

Filed under: Immigration

In order to protect the wider Australian population from potential health and safety risks, migrants wishing to reside here must meet the necessary health...

When are marriages conducted outside of Australia considered invalid?

Filed under: Marriage and Civil Partnerships, Immigration

It’s probably a fair assumption that many Australians and migrants have not married within the country, but instead have been married overseas. It may...

How does a person’s character affect their visa application?

Filed under: Immigration

Any person wishing to either visit or migrate to Australia must satisfy the character requirement as set out in s 501 of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) (the...

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...

Considering sponsoring a child to migrate to Australia? Some information to get you started

Filed under: Immigration

If either an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or permanent resident who wishes to make a migration application for a dependent child, stepchild, orphaned...

Why an employer should never hire an unlawful overseas worker

Filed under: Immigration

Many FindLaw visitors would probably have seen one of those nightly current affair programs in which a reporter accompanies immigration inspectors who...

When can a person be denied a visa into Australia on public interest grounds?

Filed under: Immigration

Many readers who are Australian citizens will probably take for granted the ability to move freely in and out of the country without needing a visa. In...

A brief explanation of the new points test for Certain Skilled Migration Visas

Filed under: Immigration

On 1 July 2011, the Australian Government introduced a new points test for certain skilled migration visas in which a comprehensive assessment of the attributes...

Employers and Skilled Worker Visas: Some of the Things Employers should Know

Filed under: Immigration

Australia attracts some of the largest companies in the world and throw in the weather, lifestyle options and relative health of the economy, Australia...

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