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…

Migration Amendment (COVID-19 Concessions) Regulations 2020

Migration Amendment (COVID-19 Concessions) Regulations 2020 dated 17 September 2020 [“the Regulations”] amend the Migration Regulations 1994 to provide assistance to temporary and provisional visa holders, who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic due to travel restrictions or restrictions imposed on businesses. The Regulations defines a concession period, termed as ‘the initial concession period’…