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Jul10

AUSTRALIA: Latest on Skilled Regional Visas

In the lead up to the introduction of the new Skilled Regional visas in November 2019, the immigration authorities have announced further details on the implementation dates for the 491 and 494 visas, and transitional arrangements for Subclass 489 and RSMS visas.

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May24

AUSTRALIA: Latest Immigration Updates

After the recent federal election in Australia, it is predicted that the Liberal-National coalition will secure a majority government with at least 77 seats. So what does this mean for the immigration program?

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May23

UNITED KINGDOM: Nationals of Seven More Countries Can Now Use ePassport Gates

Effective 20 May 2019, visitors to the United Kingdom from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the United States are now able to use ePassport gates at ports across the UK and at juxtaposed controls.

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Apr15

AUSTRALIA: Further Details of New Skilled Employer-Sponsored Regional Visa

The Australian government has published legislation for the new Skilled Employer-Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 494), which will come into effect on 16 November 2019. The list of qualifying occupations has not yet been published.

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Apr03

AUSTRALIA: Immigration Impact of 2019/20 Budget

The Australian Government presented the 2019/20 budget on 2 April 2019. 

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Mar25

AUSTRALIA: New Visa Categories Announced

The Australian Government has announced two new provisional visa categories and a new permanent visa, effective November 2019.

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Mar14

AUSTRALIA: Immigration Developments for Employers

Changes to Skilled Occupation Lists On 11 March 2019, new legislative instruments, listing the skilled occupations that are relevant if applying for a number of skilled visas, came into effect.

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Dec13

AUSTRALIA: Sponsor Compliance and Publication of Sanctions

Effective 13 December 2018, enhanced integrity regulations have come into effect, allowing the immigration department to publicly list companies which have failed to satisfy a sponsorship obligation.

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Aug02

Newland Chase Welcomes Michael Wall as Managing Director, Australia

Newland Chase is pleased to welcome Michael Wall to its team as Managing Director of Australia. In his new role as head of Newland Chase’s Australia practice, Michael leads the company’s corporate immigration service delivery to its growing base of clients operating in Australia.

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