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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 [..]

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Newland Chase Speakers at HR Summit Melbourne

Newland Chase is proud to have had speakers at the HR Summit Melbourne held 31 July to 1 August at the Crown Promenade in Melbourne, Australia. Senior Consultant, Esther Taft, and Business Development [..]

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Meet Helen Duncan, Australia Immigration Director

On May 8 and 9 (depending where in the world you are), Newland Chase’s Director in Australia, Helen Duncan presented her webinar

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Australian Immigration | Skilled Migration Visas with State Nominations

Holders of 457 and TSS visas often assume that they will apply for permanent residency through the Temporary Residence Transitional pathway of an ENS or RSMS visa. But with changes to employer sponsored visas, including the introduction of the Skilling Australians [..]

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Australian Immigration | Trade Deals and Labour Markets

A trade deal between eleven Pacific Rim countries is set to be ratified by the Australian Government, after support for the deal was raised by the Labor Party.


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AUSTRALIA: No More Priority Processing for Work Visas

Effective 5 September 2018, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has ceased accepting priority processing requests for the Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa (subclass 482) and Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457).


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AUSTRALIA: New Labour Market Testing Requirements

Effective 12 August 2018, several changes have been introduced to the Labour Market Testing (LMT) requirements for the Temporary Skill Shortage (Subclass 482) visa.


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AUSTRALIA: Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) Levy Launches 12 August

Legislation released today announced that the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) levy will be payable for employer-sponsored nomination applications effective 12 August 2018.


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Australian Immigration | Rise of the 485 Visa

ABC reported on 26 July 2018 that a record number of Students are remaining in Australia on Graduate 485 visas (with work [..]

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AUSTRALIA: Global Talent Scheme Pilot Begins

The Australian Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has released further details of its pilot Global talent Scheme (GTS), aimed at attracting highly-skilled talent to Australia, which took effect on 1st July 2018.


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AUSTRALIA: Visa Application Charges Increase

Department of Immigration visa application charges (VAC) are set to increase for a number of visas lodged on or after 1st July 2018.


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AUSTRALIA: Skilling Australians Fund Update

The Department of Home Affairs has announced that the Migration Amendment (Skilling Australians Fund) Bill 2018, which was passed by the Parliament of Australia on 9th May 2018, is expected to be implemented during the first quarter of the 2018-2019 financial year [..]

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AUSTRALIA: Proposed Changes to Skilled Migration Lists

The Department of Jobs and Small Business is currently undergoing a public submissions process to review proposed changes to the Short and Medium Long Term Strategic Skills Occupation Lists and the Regional Occupations List.


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AUSTRALIA: Skilling Australia Fund Bill Passed by the Senate

On Tuesday 8th May the Migration Amendment (Skilling Australians Fund) Bill 2017 was debated and passed by the Senate.


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New Skilling Australians Fund Levy Coming This Summer Will Impact Your Bottom Line

UPDATE AND EDITOR'S NOTE 8 MAY 2018  The Skilling Australians [..]

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