Government changes parent visa rules, allowing applicants to stay in Australia

Government changes parent visa rules amid COVID-19 restrictions, allowing applicants to stay in Australia. People who have applied for a parent visa will now be allowed to stay in Australia while their applications are processed, under a temporary change announced by the Federal Government. Under the previous rules, applicants who …

Are you experiencing family and domestic violence?

What is family and domestic violence? Family and domestic violence is not acceptable under any circumstances. Family and domestic violence is any conduct that makes you fear for your or your family’s safety and wellbeing. Physical violence includes any violent behaviour that is directed at you, your family, pets or …

Latest update to Coronavirus Measures – Australia

LATEST NEWS: Updated 21 March 2020 The Prime Minister, state and territory Premiers and Chief Ministers met today (20 March 2020) for the National Cabinet and agreed to further actions to protect the Australian community from the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The Chief Medical Officer provided the latest advice on …

Coronavirus Travel Restrictions – Australia

LATEST NEWS: Updated 20 March 2020 Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that Australia is closing its borders to all non-citizens and non-residents. “The entry ban takes effect from 9pm AEDT Friday, 20 March 2020, with exemptions only for Australian citizens, permanent residents and their immediate family, including spouses, legal …

Australian Visa Finder

Do you need help to work out which visa you need?  The Australian Visa Finder can help you find the visa which is most likely to suit your circumstances. You can access the Australian Visa Finder on the Department of Home Affairs official website. This handy tool includes the most …

Invictus Games 2018 – Which Australian visa do I need?

The 2018 Invictus Games will be held in Sydney, Australia from 18-29 October at various venues. Today we provide some useful information and tips for the wounded, ill and injured servicemen and women and their supporters travelling to Australia for the Games. What visa do I need to attend the …

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras!

Embark Migration is celebrating the 2017 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival by offering free initial immigration and visa assessments for members of the LGBT community. We continue to strongly support our gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender clients with professional and confidential services to help achieve their goals for …

Frequent Traveller Visitor visa for Chinese tourists

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has commenced its trial of the new 10-year ‘Frequent Traveller’ Visitor visa for holders of People’s Republic of China passports who are applying from within mainland China. The frequent traveller visitor visa is available to Chinese citizens who travel frequently to Australia for short visits.  …

New Child Safeguarding Framework released by DIBP

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has released its Child Safeguarding Framework which outlines the Department’s principles, policies and procedures for staff and contracted service providers to safeguard children who receive its services.  The Department recognises that children are inherently vulnerable and the Framework is designed to provide consistency of services and care to …