17 January 2019 Australian Spouse Visas Approval of Sponsors

17 January 2019 Australian Spouse Visas Approval of Sponsors

The Migration Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2016 was passed yesterday and is awaiting Royal Assent. That ACT when assented to, paves the way for regulations to require, amongst other things, a prior approval of a Sponsor BEFORE a valid application is lodged. The purpose of the Bill is articulated as follows: The […]

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6 July 2018 Global Talent Visa Pilot 1 July 2018

6 July 2018 Global Talent Visa Pilot 1 July 2018

Global Talent Visa Pilot 1 July 2018 Highly skilled workers from around the world will have a new visa pathway into Australia as a part of the Government’s new Global Talent Scheme pilot program.Global Talent Visa Pilot 1 July 2018 From 1 July 2018 all businesses will be able to sponsor highly skilled and specialised […]

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28 June 2018 Pool and pass mark increase

28 June 2018 Pool and pass mark increase

Pool and pass mark increase from 60 to 65 for the following three subclasses where an application is made on or after 1 July 2018 in response to an invitation given on or after 1 July 2018: Skilled-Independent (Permanent) (Class SI) Subclass 189 Skilled-Nominated (Permanent) (Class SN) Subclass 190 Skilled-Regional Sponsored (Provisional) (Class SP) Subclass […]

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26 June 2018 RCB advice update

26 June 2018 RCB advice update

Following recent direction from Department of Home Affairs, Immigration SA will be removing the recruitment activity exemption for RCB advice applications. This recruitment activity exemption relates to: university lecturers/medical specialists; and to nominees who had been working in the nominated position for 12 months or more for an approved 457/482 sponsor and who are seeking […]

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21 July 2017 Business Visa Australia

21 July 2017 Business Visa Australia

Business Visa Australia The Live in Australia website has been updated with new property development criteria that has been introduced for the Business Talent (Permanent) visa (subclass 132) visa – Significant Business History stream. These additional criteria will apply to all proposed business activities that relate to property development for the Business Talent visa. The aim of this […]

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8 September 2016 New Entrepreneur Visa for Australia

8 September 2016 New Entrepreneur Visa for Australia

As of 10 September a newly created Entrepreneur  Visa for Australia is accessible  within the Business Innovation and Investment visa class, to provide a pathway to permanent residence for: high calibre entrepreneurs with financial backing from third parties in Australia who are nominated by a State or Territory government, and who meet residence requirements, and complete successful […]

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24 August 2016 Australia Tasmania – Business Migrants Assistance Pilot Scheme

24 August 2016 Australia Tasmania - Business Migrants Assistance Pilot Scheme

The Tasmanian Government’s Department of State Growth, Business and Skilled Migration has asked the MIA to provide this updated information to Members on business migration.  The program is designed to assist migrants who are seasoned businesspersons in setting up their business in Tasmania. Knowing that Australian business operating environment is often very different from migrants’ home countries, […]

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16 July 2016 Australia Queensland for Business migration

16 July 2016 Australia Queensland for Business migration

Business Migration Queensland (BSMQ) is pleased to announce that new Queensland Business Criteria for the Business, Innovation and Investment Program (BIIP) has been approved by the Queensland Government. These changes will come into effect from Monday 25 July 2016. The headline changes include: Subclass 132 Business Talent (Significant Business History Stream) Net Business and Personal […]

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28 June 2016 Significant Investor Visa Update June 2016

28 June 2016 Significant Investor Visa Update June 2016

We are seeing the growth in SIV applications certainly pick up (See statistics below).  The message is getting through to potential applicants that the investment risks associated SIV can be mitigated.   It is very important to introduce potential applicants to an SIV investment specialist as early as possible.  The benefits of doing so are: […]

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3 February 2016 Why Australia Australia’s business and investment environment

3 February 2016 Why Australia Australia’s business and investment environment

The Australian Trade Commission’s Australia Benchmark Report 2016 is now available and provides rich data on Australia’s business and investment environment. The report examines five key reasons for investing in Australia – growth innovation talent location business   The Australian Trade Commission’s Australia Benchmark Report 2016 furthermore compares Australia’s credentials with other countries. Please download […]

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