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The Administration of Australians Immigration and Citizenship Program February 2022

The Department of Home Affairs (the Department) has produced this paper to help external stakeholders understand how it administers Australia’s Immigration and Citizenship Programs. It complements existing publicly available sources, including regularly published data, and provides a tri-annual overview of the administration of visa, citizenship, border and compliance programs, focusing…
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Australia's 2022-23 Migration Program​​​

Australia's permanent Migration Program is carefully designed to achieve a range of economic and social outcomes that meet Australia’s needs. The permanent Migration Program is planned annually, with program settings announced as part of the Federal Budget each year. The Department of Home Affairs (the Department) undertakes comprehensive consultation to inform…
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Changes to Australia’s Business Migration Program from 1 July 2021

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Changes to Australia’s Business Migration Program - March 2021

On 19 December 2019, the Australian Minister for Home Affairs announced a public consultation process, seeking submissions from stakeholders to inform the Department’s review of the Business Innovation and Investment Program (BIIP) with a view to getting a better deal for Australia.  The consultation process closed on 14 February 2020.…
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Australia Migration Update Post October 2020 Budget

All you need to know Australia’s financial year usually runs from 1 July to 30 June, but the current financial budget release was delayed to October 2020, due to Covid. The 2020-2021 level will remain at 160,000 migrants but the distribution of the numbers have changed.  The General Skilled Migration…
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Australia is ranked in the top four countries to be an immigrant, according to a new global study.

The nation polled highly in measures such as economic stability, income equality and job markets, which were used to create the list compiled by ranking company US News and World Report. Sweden, a strong social welfare state that has long been considered a haven for migrants, took the top spot,…
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The new occupation lists have been released for the 2017-18 immigration intake program

Australia has announced the new skilled occupation list for the immigration intake program for the year 2017-18. The new occupation list takes effect on Saturday, 1st July 2017. Applicants for General Skilled Migration are required to nominate an eligible occupation from the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) or…
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Firers and hirers: Australia's fastest growing jobs

Australia is shedding jobs for retailers and farmers by the tens of thousands as we become a country of carers and builders. That's the verdict from the Australian Bureau of Statistics which released its detailed labour force data on Thursday. There are now 60,000 fewer jobs in Australia's farms, forests…
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Unemployment falls to 5.5 per cent in May

The number of hours worked by Australians has surged by the highest rate in a decade after the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in four years on Thursday. TD Securities Economist Prashant Newnaha said the result "surpassed street expectations by a country mile". More than 52,000 people found…
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Global university rankings: one Australian university makes the top 20

One Australian university is among the world's top 20 universities and five are in the top 50, according to a major global ranking that shows Australian universities have made overall improvements in all measures, including teaching, employability and research. The University of Sydney was the only Australian university to drop…
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Changes to Australian Citizenship processes and requirements

ByMosiqi Acharya Australian government on Thursday announced that they were bringing in reforms to strengthen Australian citizenship by putting Australian values at the heart of citizenship processes and requirements. In a press release, the Minister of Immigration and Border Protection, Peter Dutton said, “Our reforms will ensure applicants are competent in…
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More details of the temporary parent visa - announced yesterday and costing up to $20,000 - have emerged

ByBen Winsor 5 MAY 2017 The government is remaining tight-lipped on the finer details of a new temporary parent visa announced yesterday, which will be officially outlined in Tuesday’s Budget. But SBS World News understands the new temporary visa - which allows migrant parents to stay in Australia for up…
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Changes made to Occupation Lists

Only certain occupations are approved for use under Australia’s permanent and temporary skilled visa programmes. These occupations are listed in a legislative instrument that contains two schedules or ‘occupation lists’ that apply to different visa programmes. On 19 April 2017, the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) will replace the previous ‘Skilled…
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Important changes made to the migration program

The Subclass 457 Visa will be abolished and replaced with the Temporary Skill Shortage Visa. The new visa will include mandatory criminal checks and tighter English language requirements. Implementation of the new visa will begin immediately, with full implementation to be completed by March 2018.  The Government will announce further measures to strengthen…
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Get your retirement savings out of SA now

You may have heard that South Africans who have emigrated or relocated, may not have financially emigrated (this process is also called formal emigration). This week we will look at why, if you have settled abroad or are planning to do so, you should financially emigrate as soon as you…
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