Major changes to the Temporary Activity Visa Framework

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has announced that on 19 November 2016 major changes to the Temporary Activity Visa Framework 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 …