Category Archive: Visas and Immigration

Jan 12 2017

Working Holiday Visa in Australia

Working Holiday Visa Options for Australia
Working Holiday visa (subclass 417)
and
Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462)

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Jan 11 2017

Partner visa (subclass 820 and 801) Applications in 2015-16

The current average processing time for a Partner visa (subclass 820 and 801) application is 15 to 18 months.

The longest processing time for a Partner (subclass 820 and 801) visa application in 2015-16 was approximately nine years.

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Jan 09 2017

Australian Migration Programme 2014-2015

There were 190,000 places in Australia’s Migration programme in the 2014-15 year
68% Skilled Migrants and 32% Family Visa Stream Migrants

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Jan 09 2017

Ukrainians in Australia

Ukrainians in Australia from the 2011 Australian Census The first Ukrainians arrived in Australia about 1860. The 1954 Australian Census was the first Census that included numbers for Ukraine-born people, and the figure for that year was 14,751. (8,724 males and 6,027 female). 2011 Census on Ukraine born people in Australia 13,990 Ukraine-born people in …

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Jan 09 2017

Main Migrant Birthplaces in Australia 1996 and 2014

Between 1996 and 2014, India has seen the largest rise in birthplace of new migrants in Australia. Most of these have been from India (394%) and China (277%).
The UK has dropped to just under 5%.

Oct 25 2016

Visa Fees: Subclass 186 and 187

Application Fees for 186 and 187 Visas

Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) (subclass 186) and Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) (subclass 187)

Jul 19 2016

Foreign Spouse Buying House with Australian Citizen

Can a Foreign Spouse Buy a House with an Australian Citizen The Australian Foreign Investment Review Board requires all foreigners to apply for permission before buying Australian Property. However, there are some exceptions from this requirement: Persons that meet certain criteria do not need foreign investment approval before purchasing residential real estate in Australia. This …

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Jul 19 2016

No Further Stay Condition on Australian Visas

Who gets a No Further Stay Condition on an Australian Visa Many Visa holders receive a ‘No Further Stay’ condition on the Visa that they are given. A ‘No Further Stay’ condition prevents the visa holder from applying for many temporary and permanent visas (except a protection visa or a temporary visa of a specified …

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Jul 19 2016

Can you get a NOIM before divorce is final

After separation some new couples wish to arrange a new marriage, and this involves first getting a Notice of Intended Marriage [NOIM].

Normally most people assume that they need to be fully divorced before proceeding with this step, however, it appears that they may not need to wait until the divorce is final.

Jul 06 2016

Net Migration in Year ended May 2016

Australian Net Migration falls in Year ended May 2016 Net migration to Australia fell to 263,920 in the year to May 2016. This is the lowest annual total since March 2007. However, between 1982 and 2004 the net figure varied between 50,000 and 150,000 per year. It has exceeded 400,000 on two periods during the …

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