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Permanent residency options for working holiday makers

31st January 2024

Skilled visas – commonwealth or state government sponsorship These are the ‘points-tested’ visas sponsored by a Commonwealth or state Government. If you have a skills assessment in a listed occupation, competent English, and work experience you could be invited to apply for a permanent visa (if you have expressed your interest). Whether you will be…

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Visa Applications Involving Children

26th January 2024

The Convention on the Rights of the Child provides at Article 3 – “In all actions concerning children, whether undertaken by public or private social welfare institutions, courts of law, administrative authorities or legislative bodies, the best interests of the child shall be a primary consideration.” Children, especially Australian children play an important part in:…

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New visa requirements

11th December 2023

The Immigration Minister, and Prime Minister has announced a commitment to Australian business of a visa system that will grant approvals in seven days to highly paid overseas staff. The promise of a seven-day grant (to include processing of a nomination and visa) appears limited to a new visa stream for employers to bring in…

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Preventative Detention

5th December 2023

Have you recently been released from Villawood? The Government’s new preventative detention regime could see you taken back into custody on an order from the Court. IMPORTANTLY, you will be able to oppose any application to the Court to have you taken back into detention. Please contact us using the form on this page if…

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