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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