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Australian Latest ENS and RSMS Changes, from 1 July 2012

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The changes to the permanent employer sponsored visas (ENS and RSMS) coming in on 1 July 2012 are quite significant. One of the main intentions behind the changes to the ENS/RSMS programs is to streamline the process of applying for permanent residence whilst holding a 457 visa. People will be affected differently by the new changes […]

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Big Australia looms as migration surges

| March 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

  A renewed pride in the Australian flag seems to have bloomed as a new wave of patriotism sweeps the nation. Picture: Bob Barker MIGRANT numbers have hit a two-year high, confirming that we are hurtling towards a “Big Australia”. And more than 160 protection visas are being issued to asylum seekers each week as […]

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Changes to international student visas good news for Australian economy

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The changes are in response to the immigration department’s 2011 review of student visa assessment level settings. INTERNATIONAL students will more easily be able to apply for visas following changes announced by Federal Immigration and Citizenship Minister, Chris Bowen. The changes, welcomed by the higher education sector, mean the number of assessment levels across a […]

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Review of Latest Australian Student Visa Changes

| September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

  September 2011 International Education Agency-Australia, one of the largest education agent of Australia has welcomed the Government’s response to the Knight review into the student visa program, in particular steps to remove barriers for genuine higher education students to study in Australia. The Australian federal government commissioned the Knight Review into the student visa […]

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Australian Visa change to help foreign students

| September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

    OVERSEAS AID: Visa rules and red tape is being eased to help more foreign students come to Australian universities. AUSTRALIAN universities will be more attractive to overseas students under new visa rules to be adopted in time for the second semester of 2012, the government says. The federal government announced on Thursday it […]

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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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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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