190 WA Skilled Graduate List

The Western Australian Government has announced yesterday that it will be developing a new 190 WA Skilled Graduate List for graduates from West Australian universities. High achieving graduates who complete PhD, Masters, Honours and other higher degrees may be offered State Sponsorship if they meet the eligibility criteria and have an occupation on the new list. ......

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The new TSS subclass 482 visa

482 TSS visa (Temporary Skills Shortage) The new TSS subclass 482 visa replaces the old 457 visa program. Our experienced Migration Agent Perth will conduct a thorough assessment and guide you through the entire application process. Below is a very basic overview of the program. Applications can become complicated with regards to the work experience, skills, English language and different......

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Help for victims of domestic violence

Domestic Violence is violent, abusive or intimidating behaviour by a partner, carer or family member aiming to control, dominate or cause fear.   Domestic Violence is not always physical abuse. It can be emotional, psychological, financial, sexual or other types of abuse.  Victims of domestic violence often require great courage to take the first steps towards......

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DIBP Processing Times

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DIBP have announced an update to the current processing times for Australian visa applications.      All applications are taking longer to process.  In particular, concern surrounds the 457 visa program with 75% of cases taking over 2.5 months.    457 applications that take 6 months are likely to be caused by incomplete evidence submitted......

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Vietnam added to Work and Holiday subclass 462 visa

On 1 March 2017, passport holders from Vietnam, who have tertiary qualifications or have successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate university study may apply for a Work and Holiday subclass 462 visa. Vietnam is the 20th country to be approved for this program. Other countries are Argentina, Bangladesh, Chile, People’s Republic of China,......

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