More reforms to Subclass 417 - Working Holiday visas and Subclass 462 - Work and Holiday visas, including a third-year visa from 1 July 2019, lifting annual caps and increasing the number of regions deemed as regional, all in the name of attracting more agricultural workers to fill labour shortages.Read More
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A new Pacific Labour Scheme stream for the Subclass 403 – Temporary Work (International Relations) visa will be added on 1 July 2018, lead by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Other reforms to this visa will be multi-year multi-entry visas and visa conditions allowing visa holders to work for other employers in certain circumstances.Read More
ImmiAccount will be down sometime after close of business Australian Eastern Standard Time on Friday for platform upgrades. One new feature will be for Subclass 482 – Temporary Skill Shortage visa, Subclass 186 – Employer Nomination Scheme visa, and Subclass 187 – Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme visa applicants to provide a biometric facial image as part of any application from 1 July 2018.Read More
Alarming statistics provided by the AAT shows a significant delay and lack of resources. This can affect applicants more than they realise, particularly with Subclass 482 - Temporary Skill Shortage review applicants.Read More