All permanent (and some temporary) visa applications require you to demonstrate that you are, in the main, healthy, and that you won’t be likely to incur excessive costs to the Australian taxpayer, if you are lucky enough to be offered the visa. In our daily practice we encounter prospective visa applicants who are concerned that […]
The job market in Australia varies greatly from State to State. At various times, each of our six States and two Territories, will have different requirements for different skill sets. For this reason each State’s Department of Industry (or equivalent government department) is charged with the responsibility of issuing a list of occupations which they will sponsor […]
A 457 visa is a fantastic option for those wishing to live and work in Australia for up to four years in a profession that is listed on the Skilled Occupation List produced by the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP). To get started on a 457 visa, however, you will require Australian immigration […]
In welcome news for Queensland businesses and overseas skilled workers, the Treasurer, Tim Nichols, announced during the Budget Speech yesterday that there will be an immediate review of the Queensland Government’s criteria for State sponsored skilled migration visas and business migration visas. Mr Nichols pointed out that, in 2011-12 Queensland sponsored only 212 visas, while […]
And while we’re on the subject of July 2012 proposed migration changes, there will also be changes to Employer Nominated Sponsorship. A streamlined pathway to permanent residency will become available to eligible Subclass 457 visa holders. Also, IELTS requirements will increase for both ENS and RSMS to 6.0. Will these changes make it easier or […]
We have a client seeking a qualified and experienced Motor Mechanic to join a busy Brisbane workshop. He is prepared to offer an employer nominated visa to a suitable overseas applicant. Contact us today to express interest in this exciting opportunity!