The Department of Immigration and Border Protection is currently receiving very high numbers of student visa applications. Make sure that you include ALL necessary documents with your application or your application’s processing will face delays and maybe even refusal. Remember to include plenty of evidence to show that you have enough money to support yourself […]Read more "Australian Student Visas: Complete Applications mean faster processing and fewer refusals"
Trial 10-year Frequent Traveler Visitor visa in China is underway and may become regularly available if successful On 12 December 2016 a limited trial of a new 10-year ‘Frequent Traveler’ Visitor visa began for people who hold passports from the People’s Republic of China and are applying for the visa from within China. The visa […]Read more "10 year Australian Frequent Traveler Visitor Visa trial may be extended"
Australia’s Subclass 187 visa is the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme visa for skilled workers who are willing to work in regional Australia for a period of time, before becoming free to move to any area of their choice. The visa requires nomination by an approved Australian employer and then a visa application must be made. […]Read more "RSMS: Australia’s Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme"
People often make applications for Subclass 820 Partner visas in Australia, when they are here on a Subclass 600 Visitor visa, a student visa, a 457 visa, or some other temporary visa. If you have done this, you may have your children from a past relationship with you here in Australia; or perhaps your children […]Read more "How to add a child to your Australian Partner Visa application"
A few weeks ago, a casually racist joke or slogan that’s been doing the rounds for many years now (dressed up as an apparent epiphany) came out of the mouth of a dearly loved family member of mine: “not all Muslims are terrorists but all terrorists are Muslims”. More recently, a friend I’m very fond […]Read more "Standing up against alienation of Australian community members; terrorism in Europe, and 5 more shameful years of Asylum seeker policies"
Australian Visitor visa – 12 month maximum stay on combined visas If you already hold a visa in Australia and you are considering applying for a visitor visa to extend your stay, you need to consider how long you have already been here on a different visa. Generally a Subclass 600 Visitor visa can only […]Read more "Australian Visitor visa – 12 month maximum stay on combined visas unless exceptional circumstances exist"
Useful Australian Immigration and Citizenship legislation links Migration Act 1958 Migration Regulations 1994 Australian Citizenship Act 2007 Australian Citizenship Regulations 2007Read more "Useful Australian Immigration and Citizenship legislation links"