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2020/2021 Buget Migration Planning announced- more GTI, Partner and Family & less Skillselect 189 190 489

2020/2021 Buget Migration Planning announced- more GTI, Partner and Family & less Skillselect 189 190 489

On 06 October 2020, Australian government has handed down the federal budget 2020 which is to recover the Australian economy.  2020/2021 migration planning level has also been released shortly after the federal budget announcement.  

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Highlights

  • Australia’s net Migration remain the same
  • Global Talent Independent Program (GTI) allocations have been tripled
  • Business Innovation and Investment Program (BIIP) allocations have been doubled

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2020-2021 Migration Updates coming soon – Federal Budget 2020 announcement tonight!

2020-2021 Migration Updates coming soon – Federal Budget 2020 announcement tonight!

Click the following blog for the information about the most recent changes annouced: 2020/2021 Migration Latest Updates

 

Tonight, the federal government will provide more details to allocate funding towards services and programs for the country for 2020 -2021 financial year.

The Federal budget 2020 will deliver an economic recovery plan in which Australian migration will be a key component.

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Highlights

  • Australian government will announce the Federal Budget 2020 tonight

  • Migration program planning levels will be announced tonight

  • Australian states & territories General Skilled Migration (GSM) will open soon

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Queensland State Nomination Program is now OPEN! Subclass 188/132/190/491

Queensland State Nomination Program is now OPEN! Subclass 188/132/190/491

Business & Skilled Migration Queensland Australia (BSMQ) has announced it will temporarily open statement nomination program (BSMQ business and skilled program) from Tuesday 29 September 2020 until Monday 5 October 2020.

BSMQ indicates the following:  

  • They will only pick up NEW EOIs lodged from Tuesday 29 September 2020.
  • The invitation will be closed if all supporting documents have not been uploaded in 24 hours.
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Major COVID-19 Concessions for Subclass 485 Temporary Graduate Work visa applicants

Major COVID-19 Concessions for Subclass 485 Temporary Graduate Work visa applicants

The Australian immigration department has recently offered COVID-19 concessions to international students for Subclass 485 Temporary Graduate. During COVID-19 pandemic, many visa applicants and international students have been adversely affected by circumstances beyond their control, including Border closures, stand-downs and disruptions to courses.

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Major COVID-19 Concessions for Subclass 887 Skilled Regional visa applicants

Major COVID-19 Concessions for Subclass 887 Skilled Regional visa applicants

The COVID-19 concessions are designed to ensure provisional and temporary visa holders are not disadvantaged by circumstances beyond their control during COVID-19 Pandemic, including Border closures, restrictions imposed on businesses and the general economic downturn related to COVID-19.

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Rob's Global Talent Independent Visa - GTI in ICT

 

Congratulations to our latest Global Talent Independent client who obtained the subclass 858 visa in 6 to 7 weeks. Rob is now a proud Australian permanent resident and we are delighted to have assisted him with his visa application.

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SkillSelect Invitation Round Results - July & August 2020

SkillSelect Invitation Rounds in July & August 2020

 

Here are the results of the 2 most recent SkillSelect invitation rounds in July and August 2020. Chris Johnston comments on the likely future of the subclass 189 and 491 (family-sponsored) visas in the coming months.

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What are critical skills & sectors? Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List

 

Essential workers are very important to keeping Australia running during the Coronavirus pandemic and to helping people and the economy to recover from the impact of the pandemic. There is a lot of uncertainty about who is and who is not an essential worker.

There is also substantial (though not complete) overlap between the critical sectors and occupations which have been mainstays of the Australian migration program. Existing gaps in the Australian labour market have been highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Interim State Nomination Allocations 2020 - South Australia Given 21% of Total Interim Allocation

Interim State Nomination Allocations 2020 - South Australia Given 21% of Total Interim Allocation

 

Today, 10 September 2020, the interim nomination allocations for 190 visa, 491 visa, 132 visa and 188 visa for 2020 for the different state nomination programs have been released.

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Latest Australian Immigration News - September 2020

September 2020

In the past few weeks, some Australian states and territories have opened for state nomination with limited places. There is a big focus on nominating applicants with 'critical skills' to help Australia's economic recovery post-COVID.

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