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How to sponsor international teachers to work in Australia

How to sponsor international teachers to work in Australia

At Ausdirect Migration, we have been seeing a growing trend where Australian schools are sponsoring more and more international teachers to fill the skills gap in Australia. We have been assisting many more schools in Victoria in managing the sponsorship program over the years, and couldn’t be more thrilled to see more and more talented international teachers starting their new…

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Automatic Travel Exemption is Now Available for Subclass 188 Visa Holder

Automatic Travel Exemption is Now Available for Subclass 188 Visa Holder

Holder of Subclass 188 Business Innovation & Investment (Provisional) visa will now have automatic right to enter Australia without the need to apply for travel exemptions. As usual, 14-day quarantine requirement at the traveller’s own expense is still applicable. Previously, only limited person (such as Australian citizen or permanent resident) will enjoy this automatic entry right when the Australian Government…

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Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce Formed to Lure Businesses & Talents to Australia

Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce Formed to Lure Businesses & Talents to Australia

The Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce had been created to attract international businesses to Australia and it predominantly target exceptional businesses & talents in advanced manufacturing, financial services, FinTech and health. The taskforce offers: streamlined pathways to permanent residency bespoke advice on how and where to relocate industry-specific contacts and support to help you find the right location and…

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COVID-19 Travel Exemptions & Priority Visa Processing for 17 Skilled Occupations in PMSOL

COVID-19 Travel Exemptions & Priority Visa Processing for 17 Skilled Occupations in PMSOL

Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) In order to support Australia’s businesses to fill critical skills shortage from the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Australian Government has identified 3 key sectors to be given priority in terms of visa processing and travel exemptions for temporary visa holders to enter Australia. These sectors were identified based on advice from the…

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Mandatory Labour Market Testing (LMT) on Jobactive Requirement

Mandatory Labour Market Testing (LMT) on Jobactive Requirement

On 2 September 2020, the Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, and the Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, announced the introduction of a new priority skills list and strengthened labour market testing requirements. Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) As part of the…

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Revised Financial Requirement for Student and Student Guardian Visa from October 2019

Revised Financial Requirement for Student and Student Guardian Visa from October 2019

From 23 October 2019, student (Subclass 500) and student guardian (Subclass 590) visa applicant will need to show an increased amount of funds available to account for the increased living costs in line with the consumer price index. Subclass 500 Student Visa Application Annual Living Costs (AUD) School/Course Fees Primary Applicant 21,041* – Course fees for the first 12 months…

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