Changes to strengthen Partner visa program

In addition to indicating introduction of new requirement to learn English language for partner visa applicants and their sponsors from late 2021, the Government has also indicated some changes to the Partner visa framework to protect the visa applicants against family violence. These changes are aimed at countering family violence by assessing Partner visa sponsor…

Government announces Visa Application Charge changes to support tourism and agriculture

As part of the Federal Budget 2020-2021 delivered on 06 October 2020, the Morrison Government announced support in form of refunding Visa Application Charge (VAC) or granting waivers to International tourists and temporary visa holders to meet critical skills shortage in Australia. Visa holders who are eligible for this support include prospective marriage visa holders,…