Category Archive: Visas and Immigration

Aug 10 2017

Permanent Visa Time Line for Australian Partner Visas

It can take some years before an Applicant for a Permanent Visa, using the Partner Visa route, can actually get the final permanent Visa.
It can easily take THREE years, sometimes longer.

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Aug 10 2017

Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment 2017 – Second Reading

Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment 2017 – Second Reading Snippets of this 2nd Reading: Residence Requirement for Citizenship: An applicant for Australian citizenship will need to demonstrate a minimum of four years of permanent residence immediately prior to their application for citizenship, with a maximum of 12 months outside of Australia over the period of that …

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Jul 13 2017

Health Checks for Non Migrating Children

A recent question was asked by a parent who was migrating to Australia, but whose child, under 18, was not migrating at the same time.
The applicant was asked to arrange a medical for themselves and any dependent non-migrating family members, and this included the child.
Why?

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Jul 06 2017

Partner Visa for Australia 820 and 309

The 820 Partner Visa is issued to those who apply whilst in Australia.
The 309 Partner Visa is issued to those who apply from outside Australia.

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)

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.

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

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)

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