Tag Archive: Immigration

Jan 13 2017

Settler Arrivals by Birthplace to Australia

Almost 49% of all Migrants into Australia during 2010 to 2015 were from Asia, the next larger number were from Oceania-New Zealand (20.6%), and then the UK with 8.24%

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Apr 03 2016

Australian Asylum Seeker Case Backlog will not be cleared until at least 2019

The backlog of asylum seeker cases from Labor’s disastrous boats policy will not be cleared until at least 2019, the government has confirmed.
50,000 asylum seekers arrived during the Rudd/Gillard governments
26,500 asylum seekers are still on bridging visas in the community
849 asylum seekers have been granted temporary protection visas

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Jan 26 2016

Example of a Boat Refugee into Australia

Example of a Boat Refugee into Australia Hieu Van Lee arrived in a boat at Darwin, with his wife, as refugees from Vietnam in 1977, at the age of 23. Hieu Van Lee was appointed Governor of South Australia from 1 September 2014. In between these dates: 1995 Hieu Van Lee was appointed a member …

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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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Oct 23 2009

Boat People and Australia

According to the Australia Parliamentary Library, the first boat people to arrive in Australia arrived in April 1976 at Darwin, with five Indochinese men. In the four years 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2004-2005 and 2005-2006 Australia received a total of 143 Boat people, or an average of 37 per year. In 2008-2009 it was 1,033 boat people …

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Oct 21 2009

Immigration Assurance of Support

Some Visa classes require someone to provide an assurance of support, before the visa can be finally granted. An Assurance of Support (AOS) is a commitment by someone to repay the Australian Government any welfare payments paid to migrants during the support period that they have entered the country under. It is also to show …

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Aug 02 2009

Rent Assistance in Australia

Australian social security benefits include an amount for “Rent Assistance” for those people in financial need. An example of the current rates for 2009 are: The Maximum Rent Assistance for a couple with 1 or 2 children is $65.24 per week. That figure reduces depending on how much rent you pay. The Maximum Rent Assistance …

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