Change is on the horizon for Australian immigration, particularly for regional Australia. Two current regional visas will close and be replaced with two NEW regional provisional visas, available from 16th November 2019. A third permanent visa will also be available for holders of the new regional visas to transition to, providing they meet minimum income threshold requirements and comply with visa conditions.
Regulations for the Government’s new regional visas initiative have recently been released.
Exciting changes also lie ahead for all points-tested skilled visa applications from 16 November 2019.
Here, we outline the changes in more detail, giving you further info on the new regional visas and points test changes for General Skilled Migration - find out more below…
A new Sponsored Parent (Temporary) 870 Visa will be open for sponsorship applications from 17th April 2019. It has been designed to provide parents with a new pathway to temporarily reunite with their children and grandchildren in Australia. Regulations on the Sponsored Parent (Temporary) 870 Visa were released on 8th April 2019, including application charges and a minimum household income threshold.
Read on to find out more about the new Sponsored Parent (Temporary) 870 Visa and the latest regulations…
When it comes to Australian skilled migration, nothing stands still. Australia’s Government presented the 2019/20 Budget on 2 April 2019, and as always there were several changes impacting Australian immigration.
Here, we bring you a quick roundup of the key changes, including amendments to the skilled migration points test from November 2019, new regional visas proposed for November 2019 and a 12 month extension on the Temporary Graduate 485 Visa for regional graduates from 2021.
Let’s explore further...
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