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 …

VETASSESS Fee Increase in 2017

Did you know about the VETASSESS fee increase in 2017 and the launch of their Priority Processing service for General Professional Occupation applicants? VETASSESS have released the following news update: PRIORITY PROCESSING – COMING SOON! We are pleased to announce that on 1 August 2017, we are launching Priority Processing …

Scholarships for International Students

The Department of Education and Training is accepting applications for Australia Awards–Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships, which provide individuals of academic merit with high-quality learning opportunities that contribute to Australia’s standing as a world-leader in education and research. Students willing to start their course in 2018 can apply for the scholarship, deadline …

No more departure cards needed for international travelers

The Australian Government has signed off on new legislation which abolishes the need for travelers leaving Australia to complete an outgoing passenger card.   The new law, which comes into effect from 1 July 2017, means that international travelers should experience much quicker processing times at Australian international points of …

Temporary Activity Visa Framework Changes

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has announced that on 19 November 2016 major changes to the Temporary Activity Visa Framework Changes will commence.  The changes have come about as a result of the Australian government’s review of the skilled migration and temporary activity visa programmes. The new framework …

34 Malaysians charged with working illegally near Woolgoolga

The Australian Border Force and Australian Federal Police have detained 34 Malaysians charged with working illegally near Woolgoolga on farms in New South Wales.  Woolgoolga is a small town on the east coast near Coffs Harbour. 20 workers were “lawful non-citizens” who were in breach of conditions associated with tourist …