IARC now providing immigration advice for unionised workers

NSW state sponsored migrants can now access free migration advice, provided by a partnership between Unions NSW and Immigration Advice and Rights Centre (IARC). Union members can seek advice of any type of visa by contacting their union for a referral.

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Skilled visa program failing to meet objectives

Australia’s skilled migration patterns have revealed a growing priority to occupations that are not experiencing labour shortages. This has left many skilled migrants being unable to find suitable employment in their occupation due to the oversaturation of the industry.

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Humanitarian

The most common humanitarian applications are made to allow refugees to remain in Australia (a protection visa application) or to bring them here from overseas (offshore humanitarian applications).

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Family and Spouse Cases

There are many different family reunion visas. The most common categories relate to bringing a partner (including partners of a same sex relationship) or prospective spouse to Australia, but it is also possible to bring children, adopted children, parents, carers and remaining relatives (where most of the family has already migrated).

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Skilled Migrants

In order to migrate to Australia as a skilled migrant, you need a skill. This is defined as an occupation that requires a degree of formal training (although in some cases you can be accepted on the basis of work experience which is equivalent to formal training). Most skilled occupations are included in the skilled […]

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Business Migrants

Since 2003, Australian immigration law has employed two stage visa processing for business skills migrants. Under these arrangements, almost all business migrants are granted a provisional visa for four years.After establishing a business with the requisite level of business activity, or maintaining the requisite level of investment in Australia, provisional visa holders are eligible to […]

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