Occupations removed from skilled visa list

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In addition to lowering the age threshold for skilled visas from under 50 years of age to under 45, twelve occupations were also removed entirely from the lists of eligible skilled occupations. These removals came into effect on the 1 July 2017 and if you made an application on or after 1st July in visa the below visa subclasses then … Read More

Changes to skilled visa programmes – 1st July 2017

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In April this year the Australian government announced a number of changes to their immigration policies for temporary and permanent skilled migrants. ┬áThese changes included some dramatic changes to the temporary skilled migrant programmes (the 457 visa), as well as other changes that impact on several temporary and permanent skilled visa programmes, including the Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190). The … Read More