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Health requirements for migrants to Australia

Filed under: Immigration

In order to protect the wider Australian population from potential health and safety risks, migrants wishing to reside here must meet the necessary health...

When are marriages conducted outside of Australia considered invalid?

Filed under: Marriage and Civil Partnerships, Immigration

It’s probably a fair assumption that many Australians and migrants have not married within the country, but instead have been married overseas. It may...

How does a person’s character affect their visa application?

Filed under: Immigration

Any person wishing to either visit or migrate to Australia must satisfy the character requirement as set out in s 501 of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) (the...

What are some of the limits of sponsoring a partner into Australia?

Filed under: Immigration

Australian citizens, permanent residents, and eligible citizens from New Zealand have the option to sponsor a partner to Australia if they meet a number...

Investor visa changes provide fastrack to residency for premium investors

Filed under: Immigration

In a move to encourage foreign investment in Australia, the Federal Government has recently announced a broadening of the foreign investor visa progra...

What are the new measures being introduced to the subclass 457 visa?

Filed under: Employment Law - Employer Perspective, Immigration

What are the new measures being introduced on 1 July 2013 relating to the subclass 457 visa program?

The character requirement: What is it? And how does it apply to visa applications?

Filed under: Immigration

Applying for a visa to Australia? You must satisfy the character requirement and this article will explain how a person can fail the character require...

Importing and Exporting Border Controlled Precursors

Filed under: Immigration

“Importing and Exporting Border Controlled Precursors” in Melbourne – What’s the Maximum Penalty and How Serious is it? “Importing and Exporting Border...

New financial requirements for international students to be introduced

Filed under: Immigration

It’s often been said that the international education market generates more income for Australia than tourism, and although there may have been a slight...

What are the upcoming changes to the Permanent Employer-Sponsored Visa program?

Filed under: Immigration

Australia has been reliant on migrants in building up many aspects of the country through various points in its history, and in recognition of the importance...


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