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Australian skilled workers win immigration visa changes

| March 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

  The government will replace the six employer sponsored permanent visa programs with two simplified categories. The Australian Government has announced plans to make it easier for skilled migrants to become permanent Australian residents. The Immigration Minister Chris Bowen says the changes will simplify the process for people who hold 457 visas which give temporary […]

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Australia announce the new points test for permanent residency

| November 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

  On 11th November the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, the Hon Chris Bowen MP, announced the government’s intention to implement a new points test applying to certain skilled migration applications made on or after 1 July 2011. The new points test will not apply to unfinalised applications lodged prior to 1 July 2011. It […]

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Frequently Asked Questions – Priority processing arrangements for General Skilled Migration – 19/07/2010

| August 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

    These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are designed for clients who have already lodged an application for General Skilled Migration (GSM). These FAQs should be read with the information about the priority processing arrangements. Please note: These FAQs will continue to be updated in response to common questions received from clients about the changes. The Minister for […]

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Minister Announces New Priority Processing Arrangements for Australian General Skilled Migration Visas – 19 July 2010

| August 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

  The Minister for Immigration has announced new processing priorities which apply from 14 July 2010 for General Skilled Migration and permanent employer sponsored visas. These arrangements take account of the changes to the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) that came into effect on 1 July 2010, as well as the revocation of the Migration Occupation […]

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IEA-A MIGRATION SERVICES STARTED

LIVE, WORK and STUDY in AUSTRALIA MIGRATION TO AUSTRALIAInternational Education Agency – Australia and Migration Professionals are working together to help you (and your family) live, work and study in Australia. Contact us now at migration@inteducation.com for our personal visa eligibility assessment service which includes advice on all your options to live, work and study […]

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New Australian Skilled Occupation List(SOL) announced

| May 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

Today the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Senator Chris Evans, announced the list of occupations included in the new Skilled Occupation List (SOL). The introduction of a new list of occupations is part of a package of reforms that reflects the Government’s commitment to a labour market demand-driven Skilled Migration Program.   This will affect […]

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Australia announces the new changes on General Skill Migration

| February 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

On 8 February 2010, the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Senator Chris Evans, announced the following changes to the General Skilled Migration program: the outcomes of a review of the Migration Occupations in Demand List (MODL) the replacement of the current Skilled Occupation List (SOL) in the second half of 2010 offshore GSM visas made […]

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