457 Visa Australia

The name of the Business (Long Stay) (Subclass 457) visa will change to Temporary Work (Skilled) (Subclass 457) visa.  However employers will still be able to sponsor approved skilled workers to work in Australia on a temporary basis for up to four years.

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Longer Tourist/Visitor Visas for Parents

Longer Tourist/Visitor Visas subclass 676 for Parents of Australians Since 24 November 2012, parents of Australian citizens and permanent residents can apply for longer Tourist (Subclass 676) to visit Australia. DIAC will consider granting multiple entry visa with maximum of 12 months stay in 18 months at a given time. Of course every case is different and it will also depend upon case to case...

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Phone scam warning for visa-holders

The Department of Immigration and Citizenship today urged visa holders to hang up on individuals impersonating departmental officers seeking payment to fix ‘visa irregularities’. The phone scammers are targeting international communities in Australia, including Indian nationals holding temporary resident visas. Students from overseas and subclass 457 visa holders in the information and...

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NSW State Nomination

Two occupation have been removed from list Aeronautical engineer and Agricultural engineer. However Engineers, Accountants and IT Professionals can have sigh of relief as they are still on list.

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NSW State Nomination Available

NSW State Nomination is availabe for eligible candidates: Skilled nominated migration: Skilled Nominated subclass 190 visa The New South Wales Government will nominate applicants with high level skills and experience required in New South Wales under the Skilled Nominated subclass 190 visa. This visa requires nomination by a State or Territory Government to the Commonwealth Department of...

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Changes to the General Skilled Migration Visas

From 1 January 2013, the department is not accepting any new applications for the following visas: Skilled – Sponsored (Residence) Visa (Subclass 886) Skilled – Independent (Residence) Visa (Subclass 885) Skilled – Regional Sponsored (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 487) If you are interested in the Points Tested skilled migration you must submit an Expression of Interest and receive an...

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