Gay Immigration Lawyer and Registered Migration Agents

We know that only by speaking to a gay immigration lawyer or registered migration agent do LGBT migrants really receive the knowledge and expertise they need while experiencing the sensitivity and confidentiality necessary to handle the variety of legal issues they face.  Many migration firms claim to be gay-friendly, but …

Government warned economy at risk by reduction in permanent migration

The annual intake of permanent migrants to Australia has fallen to its lowest level since 2007. Australia took in 20,000 fewer permanent migrants than in the previous financial year, as 12,000 skilled visas weren’t issued and the number of family visas dropped by 8,000. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says …

The Complete 820 Visa Checklist [Infographic]

The Complete 820 Visa Checklist is the most up-to-date, easy to follow guide to give you the most important information you need to know to make a successful partner visa application! The partner visas covered in this infographic, the subclass 820 and subclass 801 visas, are usually the first choice …

Australian Immigration Points Calculator

The online skilled migration points test (our Australian Immigration Points Calculator) is a helpful tool to determine the total amount of points you would score to apply for a General Skilled Migration Visa – 189 visa, 190 visa or a 489 visa. The Australian immigration system uses the SkillSelect model to …

485 Visa Checklist – Graduate Work Stream [Infographic]

We have put together the this 485 Visa Checklist for the Graduate Work Stream.  It is easy to follow and has the most important information you need to know to make a successful application! Any person who applies for the 485 visa must choose to apply for one of the …

485 Graduate Visa Checklist (Post Study Work Stream) [Infographic]

We have put together this 485 Graduate Visa Checklist for the Post Study Work Stream.  It is easy to follow and has the most important information you need to know to make a successful application! Any person who applies for the 485 visa must choose to apply for one of …

Visa Application Charges 1 July 2018 [Complete List]

On 21 June, the Australian Government signed off on a new legislative instrument which will see the cost of applying for a visa increasing from 1 July 2018.  The increased visa application charges will affect all visa applications lodged on, or after 1 July 2018 for most types of Australian …

Your search for “migration agent Sydney free consultation” is over

Do you need immigration advice, you have a question about immigration? We are used to hearing and answering many questions, such as: My visa is about to expire, can I apply for permanent residence? I want to apply for a partner visa, but don’t have enough evidence to prove our …

How to go from a Student Visa to a Temporary Graduate 485 Visa to Permanent Residency

So, you’re an international student who is about to graduate.  Graduating is a great accomplishment and you should be very proud of yourself and your achievement. Let’s face it, being an international student has more challenges than just making it through your course.  On top of all the financial pressure, …

International students say challenges in Australia include loneliness, racism, poverty

PHOTO: Hoang Xuan Doan was shocked when he was the target of racist abuse. The number of international students in Australia continues to rise, with enrolments now making up more than a quarter of the total at some universities. But the life they had imagined didn’t always match up with the reality …