Migration (Class of persons: Nil VAC for Work and Holiday and Working Holiday visas) Instrument (LIN 21/043) 2021

Migration (Class of persons: Nil VAC for Work and Holiday and Working Holiday visas) Instrument (LIN 21/043) 2021 dated 22 June 2021 [“the Instrument”] amends criteria for Subclass 417 (Working Holiday) visa and Subclass 462 (Work and Holiday) visa applicants to specify the class of persons for whom Visa Application Charge (VAC) amount is nil.…

Migration (Arrangements for Work and Holiday (Subclass 462) Visa Applications) Instrument (LIN 21/019) 2021

Migration (Arrangements for Work and Holiday (Subclass 462) Visa Applications) Instrument (LIN 21/019) 2021 dated 24 February 2021 [“the Instrument”] amends Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 criteria for Subclass 462 visa applicants. The Instrument provides for arrangements for Work and Holiday visas and revises the list of countries for the purpose of paragraph 1224A(3)(a) and…

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,…