Newsletter – July Migration Updates

Greater Sydney will now be in lockdown until July 31st as a result of the recent outbreak of the Delta Strain. While the implications of the lockdown are yet to be seen, we wish to advise that it is likely that processing for Skilled (Nominated) (subclass 190) and Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) (subclass 491) visa […]

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Happy Christmas from the team as George Lombard Consultancy

Wishing all our clients a safe and happy holiday season. We will continued to operate normal hours of the Christmas break, so if you or anyone you know requires assistance please get in contact: Email: george@austimmigration.com.au Phone: +61 492 809711 If you wish to book a consultation directly, you can do so here: Book a […]

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Distinguished Talent Visa Update

Some major changes have been made to the criteria for Distinguished Talent and Global Talent visas (Subclass 124 and 858). These are visa pathways for people who have an internationally recognised record of exceptional and outstanding achievement in an eligible field. Provisions have been created that will expand the number of eligible applicants as of […]

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SA Skilled & Business Migration 2020-21

The Department of Home Affairs has provided an interim number of 188 and 132 visa nomination places to the Government of South Australia as part of the Business Innovation & Investment Program. The final number of places is set to be finalised by the end of November. In the meantime, if you are seeking to […]

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Federal budget updates

The federal budget handed down in October contains a number of important changes for existing and future visa applicants. Important updates include the following: Partner visas and English language requirements The Government will apply the family sponsorship framework to Partner visas, mandating character checks and sharing personal information, and also subjecting sponsors to enforceable sponsorship […]

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New Zealand travel bubble

The Federal Government recently announced the opening of a safe travel zone between New Zealand and NSW and the Northern Territory. The New Zealand travel bubble is only open to those travelling from New Zealand to Australia, and who have not been in a COVID hotspot for the previous 14 days. Anyone entering Australia who […]

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