Newsletter – September Migration Updates

Digital Passenger Declaration to be instated The Digital Passenger Declaration will soon be introduced to apply to all travellers entering Australia. This new border pass will replace the current Incoming Passenger Card and digital COVID-19 Australian Travel Declaration form. It will store personal information such as vaccination status and will allow for vaccinated individuals to […]

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Newsletter – September Migration Updates

Crisis in Afghanistan The newly appointed adviser to the Australian government on resettling Afghan nationals has recently stated that trauma among refugees is a key concern. Organisations such as STARRTS have seen a greater demand for their services as many of their clients have been significantly retraumatised through all the events of the past three […]

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Newsletter – August Migration Updates

Impact of Sydney Lockdown and COVID-19 Vaccination Given the ongoing lockdown in Greater Sydney, we wish to advise that this is likely to have an impact on skilled migration in the hospitality industry here, as well as skilled migration more generally; the national economy; inbound movement of travellers and therefore, migration flows generally for students, […]

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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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