Changes to Partner Visa in 2021

The Department of Home Affairs had announced certain reforms to the Partner visa program as part of the last year’s Federal Budget announcement, including pre-approval of Sponsorship applications and new English language requirement for Partner visa applicants at the permanent stage, to strengthen the integration outcomes of the Partner program. The reforms will apply the…

Australia revisits English language criteria

Recently, the Government has announced certain measures to protect Australians, securing the borders, and providing resources to recover from the impact of Covid-19 pandemic. Amongst other things, the plan focuses on immigration and social cohesion by supporting migrants to learn English language and enable them to have the best chance to make a life and…