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Canberra Matrix – Invitation Round

Before applying for Australian Capital Territory (ACT) nomination of a Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa, you must complete the Department of Home Affairs (Home Affairs) SKILLSELECT and meet the Home Affairs points test for a subclass 190 visa. You may express your interest in applying for ACT 190 nomination by completing the Canberra Matrix. If your Matrix…
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Are we utilizing the Annual Migration Cap of 190,000

Just over 160,300 individuals were given a permanent visa in 2018-19, slightly down on last year when 162,417 were granted permanent residency. The annual migration cap is 190,000 but this year the Australian government processed around 162,417 applications, almost 30,000 fewer. Migration agents are of the view that the main reason for the decline is…
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Migration program focusing on regional Australia

The population pressure in the major cities have motivated The Morrison Government to put focus on the Migration Program which will regional areas looking for growth to secure their economic future. 160,323 visas were granted in 2018-19 under the Permanent Migration Program, the lowest number in a decade.The program also delivered 8987 places under the…
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Celebrate Australian Citizenship Day on 17 September

Australian Citizenship Day is approaching soon that will fall on 17 th September. It is a day to welcome new citizens to our community at ceremonies across the country. Australian citizenship officially became a law 70 years ago. More than 5 million people have become Australians at citizenship ceremonies in the last 70 years. This…
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Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia

Australia remains the most exciting destination for visitors. Overseas arrivals have increased since the previous months. Overseas arrivals and departures statistics are international travel movements of persons arriving in, and departing from Australia with a focus on short term trips (less than 1 year). It is the number of international border crossings rather than the number…
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New funding to upgrade Laverton Visitor Centre

It is expected that more travellers on the Outback Way expected to stop over in Laverton. The McGowan Government will invest $1.3 million to upgrade the Great Beyond Visitor Centre at Laverton and capitalise on an expected boost in outback travellers. It is expected that more travellers on the Outback Way expected to stop over…
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