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Information Alert: Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for Australian Visa Holders March 30, 2020

Information for international travellers in Australia. During this very unsettling time for everyone, our thoughts are with anyone who may be affected by the coronavirus. With travel bans and flight cancellations affecting travellers across the globe we have been receiving a higher than usual number of inquiries from international travellers...

John Young – 30 March, 2020

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Specialty Food Supervisor begins work under new migration scheme

A Vietnamese restaurant is the first Far North Queensland business to be granted streamlined access to overseas workers under the region’s new Designated Area Migration Agreement DAMA). For occupations where there are skills shortages, the agreement makes it easier to bring in migrant labour than the skilled visa program.  ...

John Young – 19 December, 2019

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Jason Wood MP promotes the Registered Migration Agent profession

Over the weekend, the Assistant Minister for Customs, Community Safety and Multicultural Affairs which also includes the Office of the MARA), the Hon Jason Wood MP promoted the Registered Migration Agent Profession.   Mr Wood's precise words were: “To avoid being scammed, you can check the Register of Migration Agents,...

John Young – 28 August, 2019

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New DAMA Agreement

The NEW five-year DAMA agreement will assist a range of industries including tourism, hospitality, agriculture, shipping and health, helping to drive economic growth and fill critical employment gaps. DAMA will cover the Cassowary Coast, Tablelands, Mareeba, Cairns and the Douglas Shire. The Commonwealth Government has acknowledged skill shortages in Far...

John Young – 25 June, 2019

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New visa classes 491 and 494 commencing November 2019

The Subclass 491 Skilled Work Regional Provisional) and Subclass 494 Skilled Employer Sponsored visas will be introduced from 16 November 2019.   These are points tested skilled assessment migration visa’s which requires either employer or state government nomination, or sponsorship by an eligible family member who is settled in a...

John Young – 24 April, 2019

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