Changes to Medical Assessments for Australian visas

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has announced that from the 20th of November 2015, changes to determining requirements for medical assessments for Australian visas will commence.  The legal changes are good news for visa applicants and will make it much simpler to understand what will be required …

Record numbers of International Students are commencing studies in Australia

Student visas, a quick fact.  The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has just released statistics showing that there were almost 375,000 international student visa holders in Australia at the end of June 2015.  That’s the highest number of international students in this decade as a result of more than …

Australian Border Force Strike action on 9 November 2015 at international airports

Be prepared for delays if you’re traveling in or out of an Australian international airport next Monday, the 9th of November.  The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has provided information about pending Australian Border Force Strike action at airports, shipping ports and other international facilities. The action may …