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Australia’s Global Talent Visa – Target Sectors

2021-07-31T09:57:45+08:00

Australia's Global Talent Visa is one of the most popular visa options for talented working professionals or academics looking at applying for permanent residency there. The program was designed to bring the best talent into Australia, as a focus of the country's recovery from Covid-19 and to increase their [...]

Why Are Some Australian Lawyers Not Listed On MARA’s Register?

2021-07-31T09:57:36+08:00

As some of you know, some of our agents can no longer be found on the MARA Register. This is simply as a result of new legislation that came into force on 22nd March 2021. Please be assured that it’s business as usual at Austral. The main points you [...]

Australia’s Visa Subclass 491 (Skilled Work Regional) – Explained!

2020-12-04T13:31:40+08:00

The Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) (Class PE) (Subclass 491)  a.k.a Subclass 491 is the latest visa to be added to the skilled migration program. It replaces the previous version of the regional skilled migration program - or the older subclass 489 visa. Introduced on 16th November 2019 by the [...]

Subclass 155 Resident Return Visa – Everything You Need To Know

2021-07-31T09:58:14+08:00

When it comes to the Resident Return Visa, or full name: Class BB, Five Year Resident Return (Subclass 155) visa, there is always quite a bit of confusion… In fact even the name itself is confusing, is this visa for 5 years? I thought it could be for 1 [...]

Dealing With Australian Migration Agents – Know Your Rights!

2019-09-12T13:29:47+08:00

Here at Austral Migration Consultancy, we work hard in making sure our Australian migration practice complies to Australian law as per the Australian Migration Act 1958 (Cth) as well as the migration agent’s Code of Conduct prescribed in Schedule 2, Regulation 8 of the Migration Agents Regulations 1998 (Cth). [...]

Australia’s Visa Subclass 190 (State Nominated) – Explained!

2020-06-20T15:13:05+08:00

Skilled Nominated (Permanent) (Class SN) (Subclass 190)  a.k.a Subclass 190 The Subclass 190 Skilled Nominated visa is a permanent residency visa type for skilled workers and their family (spouse/ defacto partner and their children) who are sponsored by a state. Unlike the subclass 189, this visa requires an applicant [...]

May 18 Australian Elections – How Will This Affect Migration To Australia?

2020-05-14T15:42:25+08:00

The elections are done - and after the dust settled, the winner emerged with Scott Morrison’s government returning. This is not what we expected, or what polls or the media predicted either. In fact, according to news reports, Bill Shorten’s Labour party was going to win comfortably. But after [...]

Regional Occupation List (ROL) [Updated March 2019]

2019-04-26T10:57:06+08:00

[Updated for 5th March 2019 changes - see summary of changes below the table] If you are looking to migrate to Australia via the Australia skilled migration pathway, then depending on the visa you are applying for, you would need your occupation to fall under one of three lists. This article [...]

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