South Australia (and South Australia only) is open for yet another entrepreneurial visa, with the Federal Government fulfilling a promise made earlier this year. Entrepreneurs will be granted a Subclass 408 – (Temporary Activity) visa for 4 years if they meet the requirements. Business owners need not apply.Read More
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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
Proposed changes to the skilled occupation lists by the Department of Jobs and Small Businesses were released yesterday. While the final decision rests with the Department of Home Affairs, it offers a key insight into what occupations may be at risk. Seventeen occupations have been recommended to be removed from the Short-Term Skilled Occupation List.Read More
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection backtracks on the retrospective application of abolishing the high-salary exemption for Subclass 186 - Employer Nomination Scheme and Subclass 187 - Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme visas. Other organisations, such as Football Federation Australia, say this is not enough.Read More