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Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce Formed to Lure Businesses & Talents to Australia

Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce Formed to Lure Businesses & Talents to Australia

The Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce has been created to attract international businesses to Australia and it predominantly targets exceptional businesses & talents in advanced manufacturing, financial services, FinTech and health. The taskforce offers: streamlined pathways to permanent residency bespoke advice on how and where to relocate industry-specific contacts and support to help you find the right location and…

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Mandatory Labour Market Testing (LMT) on Jobactive Requirement

Mandatory Labour Market Testing (LMT) on Jobactive Requirement

On 2 September 2020, the Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, and the Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, announced the introduction of a new priority skills list and strengthened labour market testing requirements. Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) As part of the…

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Revised Financial Requirement for Student and Student Guardian Visa from October 2019

Revised Financial Requirement for Student and Student Guardian Visa from October 2019

From 23 October 2019, student (Subclass 500) and student guardian (Subclass 590) visa applicant will need to show an increased amount of funds available to account for the increased living costs in line with the consumer price index. Subclass 500 Student Visa Application Annual Living Costs (AUD) School/Course Fees Primary Applicant 21,041* – Course fees for the first 12 months…

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Australian Visa Application Charges to Increase by 5.4% from 1 July 2019

Australian Visa Application Charges to Increase by 5.4% from 1 July 2019

As the financial year is drawing to a close, most people will be preoccupied with the End of Financial Year Sales. If you or people around you are planning to apply for an Australian visa, it’s advised to lodge the application before 1 July 2019 as the visa application charges for all visa subclasses, except Subclass 600 visa, are set to increase by whopping 5.4% from 1 July 2019 as published in the 2019-20 Australia Government Federal Budget papers in a period of record low Consumer Price Index (CPI) environment.

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What is Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa?

What is Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa?

TSS is a temporary visa allowing approved business sponsor to hire overseas workers, whose nominated occupation is on the short-term skilled occupation list (STSOL), Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL), the Regional Occupation List (ROL) or whose occupation are allowed under labour agreement between the employer and the Australian government, to work with the sponsoring employer in Australia.

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