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Occupation ceilings for the 2016-17 programme year

The Occupational Ceilings for the 2016-17  programme year  have been announced an occupation ceiling is applied to: Skilled independent visas Skilled regional sponsored visas Skilled or business state or territory sponsored visas You can see the occupation ceilings for the 2016-17 programme here Clarification from the Department on the 2016/17 occupational ceiling number for Accountants: The 4777 includes the number of... Read More »

What are current 457 processing times?

Here is a link to the current Temporary work visa processing times as advised on the DIBP (Department of Immigration and Border Protection) website. Processing time frames have become longer over the last 12 months. The information below provides advice regarding current processing times, as well as an explanation of functions to help you to understand 457 processing. Understanding 457 processing So with this in... Read More »

Registered Migration Agent fees

Every year, Migration agents give the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority information about the average fees they charge. Here is some information about the range of fees charged by registered migration agents for the period 1 January to  31 December 2015. It gives you an idea of how much you might pay an agent to help with your visa. Our... Read More »

Skilled Occupations List (SOL) 2016-17

If you are looking to apply on or after 1 July 2016 for an Independent Skilled category visa your occupation will need to be listed on the new Skilled Occupation List (SOL)2016-17,  if you have lodged a valid application before 1 July 2016, your application will not be affected by these changes. the new Skilled Occupations List (SOL) 2016-17 will come into... Read More »

Allvisa Agencies new fees schedule 2016

Allvisa agencies we are happy to assist you with any advice you might require. Please contact us with your enquiry the first consultation is free of charge and we have a new fees schedule 2016 FEE SCHEDULE 2016 (GST INCLUDED) Student Visas $1650 Family and Partner Visas $3850 – First Stage $1650 – Second Stage General Skilled Visas $3850 (includes... Read More »

Do you need help applying for an Australian visa

We at Allvisa Agencies take pride in our ability to help people realise their dreams of making a life in Australia through our professional and reliable advice and assistance. We are registered migration agents listed on the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority’s OMARA If you need help applying for an Australian visa make sure you take caution in... Read More »

Migrant rights at work

In the last months the Government has implemented measures to help protect vulnerable workers by providing additional information and resources to visa holders so they understand their workplace rights. Remember the best way to make sure you are in the right track is to be well informed. Employers and employees seeking assistance can visit     Read More »

China added to eligible countries for Work and Holiday visa

The new Work and Holiday (subclass 462) visa arrangement between Australia and the People’s Republic of China commenced on 21 September 2015.  The arrangement allows up to 5000 educated young Chinese nationals per year to have an extended holiday of up to 12 months in Australia, during which they may undertake short-term work and study. Click here to read more information Read More »

Temporary Visa Holders: know your work rights!

The Government has announced further measures to help protect vulnerable workers by providing additional information and resources to visa holders so they understand their workplace rights.Click here to read more information The Government is rolling out improvements to visa grant notices across a range of temporary visas, with notices to students and temporary graduates to be updated next. The Government has also... Read More »