Category Archive: Permanent Migration

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

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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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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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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Feb 10 2016

Fiance Immigration into Australia

The ideal route for the Pre Marriage subclass 300 (PMV) visa: Apply for PMV (Subclass 300) at a cost of $6,865 Then immediately apply for a 12 month Visitor Visa on the grounds of wanting to spend as much time as possible living with partner. (Some get it, some don’t. Maybe apply after doing Medicals …

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Sep 16 2015

Australian Prospective Marriage Visa Refusals

Australian Prospective Marriage Visa Refusals
Records from the Department of Immigration have shown that about 10% do get rejected.

Aug 20 2015

Cost of transferring from PMV 300 to Partner Visa 820/801

Cost of Transferring to Partner Visa 820/801 from PMV 300 The Australian Immigration charges for a Prospective Marriage (Subclass 300) visa had a substantial jump in July 2015. The Current Fees (July 2015) are: $6,865 Partner (Subclass 820/801) $6,865 Prospective Marriage (Subclass 300) followed by: $1,145 Partner (Subclass 820/801) visa application by Prospective Marriage (Subclass …

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Jul 20 2015

2014-2015 Australian Immigration Planning Statistics

How many Migration Visas are planned to be issued each year in Australia According to border.gov.au, the Australian Immigration department, the Australian Migration Programme is currently planned and managed on an annual basis, and announced as part of the annual Budget process in May each year. The size and composition of the programme is determined …

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Sep 16 2014

Australian Prospective Marriage – Fiancee Visas Issued 2001-2011

Australian Prospective Marriage – Fiancee Visas Issued between 1 July 2001 and 30 June 2011 The Prospective Marriage (subclass 300) visa (Prospective Marriage visa) is a temporary, nine-month visa which enables the visa holder to travel to Australia to marry an intended spouse. After marrying the intended spouse, a Prospective Marriage visa holder is expected …

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Oct 25 2009

175 Skilled Independent Migrant Visa

175 Skilled Visa The 175 visa is suitable for people who: are under 45 years of age have the skills and qualifications that are listed on the Australian Skilled Occupation List (SOL) do not have a sponsor The 175 visa allows all applicants included in the visa application to live as permanent residents in Australia. …

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