Posts Tagged ‘Australian Government’

Skilled Visa Program closed until further notice

1 July 2020 was supposed to be the start of the new migration program year and the Australian Government was due to release 189, 190 and 491 visa quotas for the 2020-21 year. Instead the Skilled Visa Program is now closed and the Department of Home Affairs has not given the state governments their new General Skilled Migration (GSM) quotas.…

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Newest changes in Immigration: DOHA Occupation List changes – 11 March 2019

Today the Department of Home Affairs announced several changes to Australia’s skilled occupations lists which apply to popular visa programs such as General Skilled Migration (Subclasses 485, 489, 189 and 190) as well as Employer Sponsored Visas (Sublasses 186, 187, 482). For many this will mean good news! SummaryIn total, 36 occupations were added to…

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457 visa occupations list to be cut!

Over the weekend, the Australian Government announced they will be cutting jobs from the occupations list for 457 visa applicants.  The Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457)  allows overseas workers and their families to stay in Australia for up to four years through sponsorship by an employer to fill specific positions Australian workers can’t. The list…

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