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The number of invitations significantly reduced from 2,500 to 1,500; number of invitations for individuals with 70 points significantly decreased from 848 to 32. The Department has just released the details of Skill Select's 11th of February 2019 invitation round. The number of invitations for...

The following is a transcript of the Speech to the ASEAN Heads of mission, Adelaide - Asia, Investment, Exports, Trade, International Students, Education, Visas, Defense, Industry by Steven Marshall, Premier of South Australia on 12th of March 2019. "Over 5,000 students from ASEAN countries are studying...

The Migration (LIN 19/048: Specification of occupations - Subclass 482 visa) Instrument 2019 repeals the Migration (IMMI 18/048: Specification of occupations - subclass 482 visa) Instrument 2018 and commences on 11th of March 2019. Practitioners should remember that the MLTSSL, STSOL and ROL contained in the...

Aged care providers are now able to hire overseas workers with specialized skills that will support older Australians from multicultural backgrounds. The Minister for Immigration's website includes the following announcement:Friday 8th of March 2019. Aged care labour agreements to support migrant communities. Age care providers are now able...

Victoria: updated TCV designated investment bond booklet for visa subclass 188 (business innovation and investment) and 405 (investor retirement) The Treasury Corporation of Victoria (TCV) has released an updated version of its Designated bond booklet for the following visa sub-classes: Business Innovation and investment (Provisional) visa...

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trades Includes the following message: Australia and Indonesia signed the Indonesia - Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA_CEPA) on the 4th of MArch 2019. This agreement launches a new chapter in economic relations between Australia and Indonesia. About IA-CEPA IA-CEPA...

The Home Affairs Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2019 (The new act) received the Royal Assent on the 1st of March 2019. The New Act contains schedules 1 to 6. This article discusses Schedule 6 only, which commences on the 2nd of March 2019. Schedule 6 adds...

Sponsorship applications can be lodged from 17th of April 2019. Once a sponsorship application has been approved, a sponsored parent will be able to apply for a sponsored parent ( temporary) visa. Applications for the visa are intended to open from the 1st of July...