21st April 2018
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Labour market testing returns to the 457 visa scheme

Labour Market Testing under 457 visa re-introduces obstacles for Australian business of all sizes.

Employers will need to advertise domestically for many positions in Australian businesses before they can begin to try to source employees internationally under 457 visa rule changes.


Government to cut red tape on 457 visa program

Cuts to red tape in the 457 visa program

The new government is set to reverse many of the recent conditions imposed on 457 visa applicants and their potential employers.


SkillSelect for migration to Australian states and territories

Australian migration - Skill Select

There are big advantages in making your application for skilled migration to Australia through the SkillSelect database. States and territories must search this database for the skilled migrants they need. Are you on the list?


What to expect for Australian immigration?

Australian immigration - new opportunities

New visa applicants and immigrants to Australia will be wondering how the change of government will affect their opportunities to migrate to Australia.


DIAC raises migration visa application fees

2013 visa application fee increase

Visa application fees are rising in business and family visa categories. Australian migration visa processes are costing more, so it pays to get the best immigration advice.


Changes to Australia’s 457 visa program

457 visa changes 2013 news paper

Australia has made some changes to its popular 457 visa program that will affect employers sponsoring workers to come to Australia as well as workers applying for the 457 visa


457 visa holders top candidates for permanent residency

457 visa to permanent residency - contribution to Australia

Holders of 457 visas are great candidates for permanent residency in Australia. Already selected by employers for their quality and reliability, it’s no surprise that so many of them are then sponsored for permanent residency.


Migration opportunities throughout Australia

state sponsorship strategy

Australian states and territories offer many opportunities for skilled migration through their State Migration Plans (SMPs). These plans help match up skilled migrants with occupation-specific job opportunities throughout...


Migrating to Australia today

Skilled Migration to Australia

Australia’s skilled migration program has grown significantly over the past year. The Australian Migration Program is growing by 5000 places this year to the highest level ever.


Australian permanent residency for 485 visa holders

485 visa

If you are an international student currently studying in Australia, there are now more opportunities under the 485 visa for you to work in Australia and find a path to permanent residency.

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