Search Results for: Australia

AUSTRALIA: Traffic Light Bulletin – Skilled Migration List Review

December 16, 2019

Following consultations with various stakeholders, including the Newland Chase Australia team (read our blog from 28 November here), the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business has released their Traffic Light Bulletin outlining their proposed changes to Immigration’s skilled occupation lists.

Read More

AUSTRALIA: Skilled Occupation List Review

November 28, 2019

On 26 November 2019, Newland Chase met with two representatives from the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, regarding the upcoming changes to the skilled occupation lists used by Immigration.

Read More

AUSTRALIA: New Regional Visas Now Available

November 21, 2019

The new Subclass 494 Skilled Employer-Sponsored Regional (provisional) visa opened for applications on 16 November 2019 for employers with roles in regional Australia.

Read More

AUSTRALIA: Perth and Gold Coast Added to Regional Areas With Immigration Benefits

October 28, 2019

Perth, Western Australia and the Gold Coast, Queensland will be included as ‘regional’ areas for immigration purposes from November of this year.

Read More

AUSTRALIA: New Employment Contract Policy for 482 Visa Applications Retracted [UPDATED 24 Oct 2019]

October 24, 2019

The Department of Immigration in Australia has announced that employment contracts submitted in support of Subclass 482 Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) visa applications cannot be for longer than the maximum period of stay for the TSS visa.

Read More

AUSTRALIA: Skilled Occupation List Review

September 9, 2019

The Department of Employment has announced the start of their annual review into Australia’s skilled migration occupation lists, with new lists due to be released in March 2020.

Read More

AUSTRALIA: Latest on Skilled Regional Visas

July 10, 2019

The Australian authorities have given details on implementation dates for 491 and 494 visas, and transitional arrangements for Subclass 489 and RSMS visas.

Read More

AUSTRALIA: Latest Immigration Updates

May 24, 2019

It's predicted the Australian Liberal-National coalition will secure a majority government with 77+ seats - what does it mean for the immigration program?

Read More

AUSTRALIA: Further Details of New Skilled Employer-Sponsored Regional Visa

April 15, 2019

The Australian government has published legislation for the new Skilled Employer-Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 494).

Read More

AUSTRALIA: New Visa Categories Announced

March 25, 2019

The Australian Government has announced two new provisional visa categories and a new permanent visa, effective November 2019.

Read More