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Can Section 48 Bar be Waived?

Definition of Section 48 Bar Section 48 of the Immigration Act imposes restrictions on whether a visa is refused or cancelled while in Australia. In particular, it prevents the applicant from applying for a separate visa or re-applying for a visa while in Australia. This process is known as the ‘Section 48’ bar and can Read more about Can Section 48 Bar be Waived?[…]

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How Can I apply for Australian Work Visas – Australian Employer Sponsored Visas

Employer Nomination Scheme Visa | Subclass 186 ENS visa 186 is a permanent visa. It allows workers to stay in Australia permanently. There are three 186 visa streams: Direct entry stream: The worker must be selected by the Australian employer for the job on the approved list. Labour Agreement stream: 186 visa allows an authorized Read more about How Can I apply for Australian Work Visas – Australian Employer Sponsored Visas[…]

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NSW Skilled Work Regional Visa (491) Application Updates

NSW Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491) Provisional visa for skilled workers. The NSW Government may appoint suitable applicants who will commit to working in critical sectors in the New South Wales region. The Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) allows skilled migrants to live, study and work in designated regional areas for a Read more about NSW Skilled Work Regional Visa (491) Application Updates[…]

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Top 4 Australian Partner Visa Updates in 2021

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a growing demand for partner visas. This has led to the Government of the State introducing many changes. Here’s what you need to know:   Estimated processing time for partner visas Below are the current processing times for partner visas: 100 – Partner Visa (Migrant) (subclass Read more about Top 4 Australian Partner Visa Updates in 2021[…]

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2021 Australian Partner Visa application processing time

How long does it take for a partner visa to be processed in Australia? Applying for a Partner Visa is still possible during this pandemic – here’s what you need to know about Australian Partner visas in this situation of COVID-19.   What are the Australian partner visa options available? There are many partner visas Read more about 2021 Australian Partner Visa application processing time[…]

Three Visa Options for migrant workers working on the farm

Australian Agricultural Visa The State Government will introduce an agricultural-based visa to help address COVID-induced labour shortages in all agriculture, fisheries, and forestry industries. The Australian agricultural visa is aimed at attracting Pacific and South Asian agricultural workers who are not included and will include routes to permanent settlements and regional resettlement. – Where is Read more about Three Visa Options for migrant workers working on the farm[…]

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2021 ACT (Canberra) Critical Skills List Updates

ACT Critical Skills List The ACT Critical Skills List is used to determine the eligibility for ACT nomination of the following programs. Skilled Work Regional (provisional) subclass 491 visa. Skilled Nominated (permanent) subclass 190 visa. ACT Critical Skills List – May 2021 ANZSCO MAJOR Group Nomination places available each month ANZSCO NOMINATED OCCUPATION 1311 Less Read more about 2021 ACT (Canberra) Critical Skills List Updates[…]

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Key Changes to 189 New Zealand Stream Subclass Visa in 2021

Migration Amendment – F2021L00668 – – Subclass 189 Visa Regulations 2021 amends Reg 189.232 (1) to replace 3 years of income over the past 4 years the applicant for the NZ stream Subclass 189 visa must receive less than the maximum amount of income, in the five years prior to the application. Currently, if a Read more about Key Changes to 189 New Zealand Stream Subclass Visa in 2021[…]

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