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Extra 10 points with Tasmania’s new Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 489)

Extra 10 points with Tasmania’s new Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 489)

Tasmanian state government offer a new visa category that could provide visa-holders a pathway to Australian permanent residency. Australia is proving to be one of the most popular immigration destinations in the world. With a total annual intake of nearly 200,000, the country evokes the interest of visa-seekers from all over the globe. Apart from […]

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2017-18 Skilled Occupations List announced – July 2017

2017-18 Skilled Occupations List announced – July 2017

The Short‑term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) will be applicable for Subclass 190 (Skilled—Nominated visa) or Subclass 489 (Skilled—Regional (Provisional) visa.

The Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) will be applicable for General Skilled migration visas – Subclass 189 (Skilled Independent Visa), Subclass 489 (Skilled Regional Provisional Visa who are not nominated by a State or Territory government agency) and Subclass 485 (Graduate Temporary Visa) visa applications.

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Do you want to migrate to Australia? Victoria releases new Skilled Occupations List (SOL)

Do you want to migrate to Australia? Victoria releases new Skilled Occupations List (SOL)

From 1 July 2017, applications for ICT occupations re-open with new application process. In November 2016, reported about Victorian Government’s decision to temporary stop accepting applications for skilled visa for certain ICT occupations. Skilled visa applications for 11 occupations were temporarily closed by the Victorian Government for certain ICT occupations from 11 November 2016 till 6 March […]

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Choosing an Education Agent

Choosing an Education Agent

Usually Education agents assist international students to secure a place in an Australian school. While institutions can enrol students directly, they also work with the global student agent network such as IEA-A International Network. You may choose to use a qualified education agent, usually known as a student counsellor, academic adviser, or student recruiter in […]

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The skills that will help you emigrate to Australia

The skills that will help you emigrate to Australia

Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has released the new Skilled Occupations List (SOL) for 2016-17. The purpose of the country’s skilled migration programme is to attract “highly employable” people for migration, and it is the most common form of migration to Australia. Australia is one of the biggest gainers through emigration, which is largely […]

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52 occupations may be dropped from Australia’s Skilled Occupation List

52 occupations may be dropped from Australia’s Skilled Occupation List

Fifty two occupations may be removed from Australia’s Skilled Occupation List that identifies occupations for immigration to the country. The SOL is a compilation of occupations for skilled migration for the purpose of meeting the medium to long-term skill needs of the Australian economy. The 52 occupations that have been flagged on the Skilled Occupation List […]

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Changes Australia must make to solve its tech skills shortage / Jonathan Barouch

Changes Australia must make to solve its tech skills shortage / Jonathan Barouch

  I have a confession to make … I just hired an engineer from London for my company. While I have been a vocal proponent for remaining headquartered in Australia and keeping our engineering base local, this is no longer a tenable strategy. There simply isn’t enough tech talent to satisfy the demands of both corporate Australia […]

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Want to migrate to Australia? New Skilled Occupations List (SOL) 2016-17 announced 

Want to migrate to Australia? New Skilled Occupations List (SOL) 2016-17 announced 

Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) have released the new Skilled Occupations List (SOL) for 2016-17. This list will come into effect from 1st July, 2016. The Skilled Occupations List is used for 189 (Skilled Independent Visa), 489 (Skilled Regional Provisional Visa) and 485 (Graduate Temporary Visa) visa applications. The DIBP have also released the […]

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Record migration to Australia for the fifth year running

Record migration to Australia  for the fifth year running

The Australian government has announced that the migration programs for 2017 will remain for the fifth year in a row at its highest level – 190,000 permanent residency places. Migration numbers according to categories will be 128,550 for skilled migration (including General Skilled Migration, permanent Employer Sponsorship and Business Skills) and 57,400 places for family […]

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3 Things to Know About Earning an Undergraduate Degree in Australia / Kelly Mae Ross

3 Things to Know About Earning an Undergraduate Degree in Australia / Kelly Mae Ross

Students are able to work while studying and can earn a bachelor’s degree in three years. Australia sits at a cultural crossroads, with historical links to the West and economic ties to the East. This may, in part, explain the country’s appeal to international students. “You’re getting the best of both worlds,” says Vik Naidoo, […]

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