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AUSTRALIA and SWITZERLAND: Eased Visa Measures Announced Between Countries

December 16, 2021

As part of continued efforts to strengthen long-standing diplomatic ties, Switzerland and Australia have announced eased visa measures and new visa opportunities between their nations. Both countries will introduce these changes on 1 January 2022.

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AUSTRALIA: Travel Restrictions Ending for Eligible Visa Holders [Updated 30 November 2021]

November 30, 2021

From 15 December 2021, eligible visa holders who have been fully vaccinated with a Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) recognized vaccine will be free to travel to and from Australia without the need to first apply for a Travel Exemption.

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AUSTRALIA: Outbound Travel Restrictions Lifted for Fully Vaccinated Individuals

November 3, 2021

Effective 1 November 2021, fully-vaccinated and medically-exempt Australians will no longer require a travel exemption to depart Australia.

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AUSTRALIA: Twenty-Two New Occupations Added to Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL)

June 22, 2021

The Minister for Immigration announced the addition of twenty-two new occupations to the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL), bringing the new list to a total of 41 occupations.

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AUSTRALIA: Five Key Considerations for a Successful GTI Application

February 12, 2021

The Australian Government has established its intention to attract international talent by tripling the visa quota under the Global Talent Independent Program. We take you through five key points to consider and address for a successful GTI application.

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AUSTRALIA: Federal Budget Analysis

October 14, 2020

The release of the 2020-21 Budget has revealed a number of planned changes to the Department of Home Affairs and the migration program, with significant changes to the General Skilled, Family, and Global Talent categories.

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AUSTRALIA: Confirmation of New Labor Market Testing Requirements

October 8, 2020

The Australian government has released new legislation on the Labor Market Testing (LMT) requirements for employer-sponsored visas.

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AUSTRALIA: Employer-Sponsored Visa Changes September 2020

September 3, 2020

The Australian Government has announced a number of changes to the employer-sponsored visa program, with the aim to fill urgent skills needs in critical sectors while also ensuring that Australian workers have first access to job vacancies.

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AUSTRALIA: International Students Returning to Australia

July 6, 2020

Under a pilot program between the Australian National University and University of Canberra, around 350 international students will be able to return to Australia in July to recommence their studies.

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AUSTRALIA: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Employer Sponsor FAQ [Updated 6 April 2020]

April 6, 2020

As many businesses across Australia have been forced to close their doors or limit their services due to COVID-19, we are aware that many employer sponsors will be wondering what this means for their visa holding workforce.

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