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3 main routes to obtaining Australian Citizenship
If you intend to apply for Australian Citizenship, it is important you research and learn of the routes available to you in order to ensure the desirable outcome without having to waste extra time or incur unnecessary costs. In Australia, there are several routes to obtaining a Citizenship, however, whether it is a Citizenship by […]
How do Graduate Visas (485) work?
A Graduate Visa or 485 Visa is a temporary visa that allows international students who have completed a course in Australia to stay and work in the country after graduation. There is a limited time during which you can apply for a Graduate Visa, and it can only be granted once. The Graduate Visa has […]
How do I prepare a defacto partner visa?
You’ve been living with your partner, and now you want to continue your life together in Australia. Even if you and your partner are not legally married, you can still apply as a de facto couple for a permanent Australian visa. However, you must meet the specific eligibility requirements for a de facto relationship. Is […]
How do visitor visas work?
If you’re looking to visit friends and family in Australia, or to see the sights and go on a relaxing holiday, a visitor visa may be the perfect option for you. This visa will allow you to remain in Australia while you travel and enjoy your stay. While Covid-19 has significantly impacted foreign arrivals in […]
The 2021 Guide to Skilled Visas
Skilled visas let you stay and work in Australia permanently, without requiring an employer to sponsor you. They let you migrate permanently to Australia based on your meeting of various criteria placed on a points-based system. But what is a skilled Visa? Which type should you apply for? And what are the requirements? Find out in […]
A Guide to Partner Visas
You and your partner are planning to start your life together in Australia permanently. Which means it’s time to think about visas and permanent residency. If you are in a long-term romantic relationship, a Partner visa could be the perfect migration option for you. But what is a Partner Visa? How does it work? And what are […]
COVID-19 408 Temporary Activity Visa
The COVID – 19 Pandemic Event Visa is only available to people who are onshore (ie in Australia) and have 28 days or less remaining on their current visa or where their last substantive visa has expired up to 28 days previously. The purpose of this visa is to provide a pathway for certain former […]
Australian Visas and Coronavirus
Our thoughts are with everyone that has been affected by the COVID-19 situation. We are monitoring the situation very closely, and our utmost priority remains with the wellbeing and safety of our clients and community. We are following the Australian Government’s announcements closely and regularly so we are able to provide up-to-date advice to all […]
The New (Temporary) Parent Visa – a social benefit?
Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs Minister David Coleman has just announced a new and improved Sponsored Parent (Temporary) subclass 870 visa. The new visa is a response to the community concerns over the limited number of parent places in migration programs and the associated lengthy waiting period. The new Temporary parent visa was introduced with […]