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Australia: Victoria Opens for Onshore and Offshore Applicants

Exciting news from Australia! The Skilled Migration Program in Victoria for 2022-23 is now open. The programme, which is open to both domestic and international applicants, offers skilled migrants a path to permanent residency in Victoria. Employers and the Victorian economy benefit from the skills that successful applicants bring to Victoria. There are two visa options …

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Australian Government taking action to process more visas faster

The Australian government issued a statement recently regarding the backlog of offshore visa applications. The Albanese Government has made addressing the visa backlog an urgent priority, and the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, and Multicultural Affairs has directed the Department of Home Affairs to devote more staff to addressing the current visa backlog. The Dep…

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Australia’s NEW Options Available for Skilled South Africans

South Africans looking to emigrate to Australia may discover a plethora of skilled job opportunities, particularly in Western Australia. Australia is currently facing a potential visa system gridlock as federal officials deal with a massive backlog of visa applications for thousands of skilled workers. Many employers have stated that if a solution to the chronic labour sh…

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Proposed Visa Numbers for Australia 2022/2023

With the intention of boosting Australia’s economy and recovery post-pandemic, the Australian Government has released new proposed numbers for the 2022-2023 Migration year. Overall, this figure remains unchanged; however, differences exist within the visa categories, specifically the residency and work permit categories. Total skilled pathway numbers were 79,600 in 2021/…

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Australia: Practical Assessments Resume

VETASSESS has announced that its assessors will be returning to South Africa to begin conducting offshore practical assessments for licenced trades. They plan to assess the occupations of Plumber, Electrician, and Air-Conditioning or Refrigeration Mechanic in South Africa in June and July. VETASSESS will continue to negotiate for additional international assessment locat…

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Australia’s 2022-23 Budget Supports Strong Future Ahead

As part of their strategy for a better future, Scott Morrison and the Australian Government are making substantial steps in addressing skill shortages, promoting innovation, and attracting investment in the 2022-23 Budget. The most important statement was that the Permanent Migration Program will be set to 160,000 places in 2022-23. The Morrison Government's Migration Pr…

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Australia’s Doors Open Wide, Providing Ample Opportunities for Prospective Migrants

After suffering one of the world's most stringent lockdown procedures, Australia finally opened its doors to the public in February of this year. Tourists, family, and friends have begun to return to Australia's beautiful coasts, and they are not the only ones; skilled migrants are in high demand. The construction industry is thriving, and there are several prospects for t…

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Demand in Australia for Occupational Therapists in 2022

Occupational Therapists are in short supply in Australia. Australian cities and outlying communities are constantly being renovated and thanks to a growing economy, there has never been a higher demand for Occupational Therapists in Australia. Australia is one of the most popular nations in terms of employing foreign talent, with a high need for qualified professionals in…

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Australia: 259 Occupations Listed As High Demand Down Under

South Australia has just announced that they will accept Registrations of Interest (RoIs) from individuals currently residing abroad for a further 259 occupations on the State's Skilled Occupation List. The prerequisites for state nomination, as well as the subclasses available, will differ based on the vocation. Prospective applicants for South Australian state nominati…

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Australia: Reopening will secure Economic Recovery

Australia will reopen to all fully vaccinated visa holders on February the 21st, welcoming the return of tourists, business travellers, and other visitors. These steps will no doubt guarantee that Australians' health is protected while the nation continues to secure its economic recovery. Australia's health system has demonstrated resistance throughout the COVID-19 epide…

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