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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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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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Accounting Professional Year

  Migration Guru would like to remind Accounting Graduates that Indus Institute has been recently approved as one of the newest provider of Accounting Professional Year in Brisbane, Toowoomba, Canberra and Hobart. Accounting Professional Year or also known as Accounting PYP is a great way for recent graduates to Polish their Soft Skills Do an Read more about Accounting Professional Year[…]

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Tips On Choosing A Good Migration Agents

Lodging a permanent resident visa is a life changing decision for most people as the outcome of this effort can make a significant impact on their future quality of life. There it is crucial that applicants evaluate all options before engaging a good migration lawyer or agent. First  – The experience of Good Migration Agent Read more about Tips On Choosing A Good Migration Agents[…]

Professional Year Programs

International Students majoring in Information Technology, Engineering or Accounting, who wish to acquire Permanent Residency need to consider the DIBP approved Professional Year Programs as a viable option to accumulate additional points towards their skilled migration application. The Professional Year Programs are approved by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP), therefore successful completion Read more about Professional Year Programs[…]

PIC4020 – The ‘Integrity’ PIC

The process of applying for an Australian visa can be an understandably complicated procedure. Potential visa applicants need to be aware that the Department of Immigration and Border Protection considers the integrity of visa applications to be an extremely serious issue. The Public Interest Criteria (“PIC”) 4020 criterion – also referred to as the ‘integrity’ Read more about PIC4020 – The ‘Integrity’ PIC[…]

GSM- Professional Year Programs

Those who have completed a Bachelors or Masters qualification in Accounting, Information Technology or Engineering can undertake a “Professional Year Program” (‘PYP’). A PYP is a valuable addition to your resume, enhances your employment opportunities in Australia and is also beneficial for your General Skilled Migration Points Test. PYP generally are 44 weeks in duration Read more about GSM- Professional Year Programs[…]

Visa Options For Parents of Australian Citizens & Permanent Residents

On 21 June 2016 the Government made an election commitment to enhance existing visa arrangements to enable parents to visit family in Australia for a continuous period of up to five years. Parents currently have a temporary and permanent visa options to visit Australia to spend time with their children. Visitor visas (subclass 600) allow Read more about Visa Options For Parents of Australian Citizens & Permanent Residents[…]

Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF)

From 1 July 2016, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection will bring in few changes to few visa subclasses. These changes will impact mainly the Student visa and the skilled occupation list which will in turn impact certain applicant under 189 Skilled Independent visa. We will focus on the Student visa at this stage Read more about Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF)[…]

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Money Well Spent (article April-2016)

When a person decides to build a house, they usually hire professionals such as an architect, and a builder, even though most people would know how to use a hammer and a saw. The reason they hire professionals is because their house is one of their most expensive investments and it’s important that what is Read more about Money Well Spent (article April-2016)[…]

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