Migration (LIN 20/158: Class of Persons for Student (Temporary) (Class TU) Visa Applications) Instrument 2020

Migration (LIN 20/158: Class of Persons for Student (Temporary) (Class TU) Visa Applications) Instrument 2020 dated 24 July 2020 [“the Instrument”] specifies additional classes of persons applying for a Student Visa (Subclass 500) to whom the nil VAC (Visa Application Charge) applies. The Instrument provides that international students who held a valid Subclass 500 visa…

ACT halts its plans to bring International students

Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is postponing the initiation of Australia’s first pilot program to offer International students a safe passage into the country ‘until there is a clearer picture around the COVID-19 trajectory’. According to sources, around 120,000 students are currently refrained from entering the country due to the border closure in response to COVID-19…