This section details the latest amendments to laws and regulations and offers an insight into potential changes that may influence your migration possibilities.

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Skilled Occupation Lists Updated

March 28th, 2019|0 Comments

Changes to the skilled occupation lists came into effect on 11 March 2019. These lists specify the occupations which can be nominated for skilled visa applications. Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) Occupations on this list can be nominated for all skilled visa applications. 36 occupations have been added to this list. Regional Occupation List (ROL) Occupations on this list can be nominated for the Skilled Regional provisional visa (subclass 489) and the Regional [...]

What happens to your South African Citizenship when you become an Australian Citizen?

March 10th, 2019|0 Comments

Under the South African Citizenship Act, South African citizens over the age of 18 must apply for permission to retain their South African citizenship before taking out foreign citizenship. What does this mean to you? · Firstly, if you are a South African citizen intending to become an Australian citizen, you must apply to the South African High Commission before becoming an Australian citizen if you want to retain your South African citizenship. · Secondly, [...]

Backpackers soon to be allowed up to 3 Working Holiday Visas

March 10th, 2019|0 Comments

Upcoming changes to the Working Holiday Visa regulations will allow for up to 3 consecutive Working Holiday Visas to be granted per person in some cases. (This is up from the current maximum of 2 Working Holiday Visas per person in a lifetime.) Current regulations allow a Working Holiday Visa holder to apply for a second Working Holiday Visa if: they were employed for at least 3 months in regional Australia while on their 1st [...]


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