October 25, 2019

[Australia Weekly Migration News 61 issue]

Skilled Migration—— BREAKING NEWS Changes to the Graduate Stream of the State Nomination Migration Program ​The State Nomination Migration Program (SNMP) Graduate stream will soon be more accessible for international students who study in Western Australia. On 16 October 2019 Premier Mark McGowan announced that the Graduate Stream of the SNMP will be extended to […]

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October 16, 2019

[Australia Weekly Migration News 60 issue]

The Morrison Government’s plan for Australia’s future population will ease the pressure on the big capitals while supporting the growth of those smaller cities and regions that want more people. Reducing the migration cap by 15%, from 190,000 to 160,000 places. Introducing two new regional visas for skilled workers requiring them to live and work […]

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October 9, 2019

[Australia Weekly Migration News 59 issue]

New skilled regional visas Two new skilled regional visas will open to applications on 16 November 2019.  These new visas will promote regional migration and replace two existing subclasses:   New Replaces Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) – first provisional stream Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa […]

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October 6, 2019

[Australia Weekly Migration News 58 issue]

Subclass 186/187-work experience policy The MIA has sought clarification from the Department on changes to the Subclass 186/187 Work Experience policy. In the current versions of Legend, the pro-rata calculation of work experience has been inadvertently left out of the Procedural Instructions policy for Subclass 186/187. The policy below will continue and be reinstated in […]

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