Compilation of Migration (Arrangements for Certain Skilled and Temporary Graduate Visa Applications) Instrument (LIN 20/162) 2020

Migration (Arrangements for Certain Skilled and Temporary Graduate Visa Applications) Instrument (LIN 20/162) 2020 as amended by Migration (Arrangements for Certain Skilled and Temporary Graduate Visa Applications) Amendment Instrument (LIN 20/297) 2020 dated 18 December 2020 to correct a drafting error and citation, has been complied and registered on the Federal Register of Legislation on…

NSW update regarding skilled and business migration programs

The State Government’s skilled visa nomination program, Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 491) and Skilled Nominated (Permanent) visa (Subclass 190), is ongoing and Business migration program, Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (Subclass 188) and Business Talent (Permanent) visa (Subclass 132 visa), will re-open in early February 2021. NSW specifies 30 occupations for Skilled…

Tasmania update regarding skilled and business migration programs

On 29 January 2021, 1pm the State Government’s skilled visa nomination program, Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 491) and Skilled Nominated (Permanent) visa (Subclass 190), and Business migration program, Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (Subclass 188) and Business Talent (Permanent) visa (Subclass 132 visa), will re-open with updated requirements and documents. The Department…

Victoria update regarding Skilled Visa nominations

On 05 January 2021, the State Government’s skilled visa nomination program, Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 491) and Skilled Nominated (Permanent) visa (Subclass 190), has re-opened focusing on Victoria’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. The Department of Home Affairs has made additional allocation of State nomination places for remainder of the financial year 2020-2021…

ACT Critical Skills List for ACT nomination

ACT has published a list of occupations on the Critical Skills List that are eligible for nomination in skilled visa programs, Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 491) and Skilled Nominated (Permanent) visa (Subclass 190), updated as on 11 January 2021. Currently, the List specifies 111 occupations, which will be reviewed and updated quarterly to…

Migration (Arrangements for Certain Skilled and Temporary Graduate Visa Applications) Amendment Instrument (LIN 20/297) 2020

Migration (Arrangements for Certain Skilled and Temporary Graduate Visa Applications) Amendment Instrument (LIN 20/297) 2020 dated 18 December 2020 [“the Instrument”] amends a drafting error and citation in the Migration (Arrangements for Certain Skilled Visa Applications) Instrument (LIN 20/162) 2020. The Instrument specifies the arrangement for making an application for a Skilled (Provisional) (Class VC)…

Department publishes skilled visa newsletters – September 2020

The Department of Home Affairs has published ‘Skilled visa newsletters – September 2020’ on its website providing information on Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce, Skilled Regional visa, Business Innovation and Investment Program, and Employer Sponsor Program. The Department has provided detailed information including, COVID-19 concessions to assist prospective Skilled – Regional (Subclass 887) visa…