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How do I apply for a fast tracked tech talent visa?

On 4 November 2019, the Global Talent Independent (GTI) program was officially launched to provide a streamlined, priority pathway for highly skilled and talent individuals to obtain Australian permanent residency. This program is another layer of the “Global Talent” initiative that the Department of Immigration have rolled out to support innovation in Australia, which joins the recently renamed “Global Talent…
November 13, 2019
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The classification challenge in immigration: what is a Data Scientists as defined in ANZSCO?

In many industries, some of the most in-demand occupations or specialities did not exist 10 or even 5 years ago, and the pace of change is set to accelerate. In recognising that Data Scientists are a “new and emerging” occupation not currently covered by the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO), the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)…
November 1, 2019
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With Australia updating its regional migration program (including expanding “Regional Australia” to Perth and the Gold Coast), here’s what to expect from 16 November 2019

In a joint media release on 26 October 2019, the Federal Government announced significant changes to its regional immigration program to take effect from 16 November 2019. Specifically, the government announced: increases to its regional migration program intake from 23,000 to 25,000; and an expansion of the migration definition of regional Australia to include Perth and the Gold Coast (formerly…
October 31, 2019

Stricter educational verification requirements for Singapore work passes

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in Singapore has implemented new educational document verification requirements for foreign nationals applying for initial and renewal Employment Passes, S Passes and Training Employment Passes. What are the requirements? Applicants with tertiary qualifications from higher education institutions not included in the MOM’s standard drop-down list must now submit proof of their educational credentials from international…
October 31, 2019
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Policy updates regarding employment contract requirements for TSS visas

Recent policy updates in relation to the Temporary Skill Shortage (Subclass 482) (TSS) visa relate to employment contracts provided with visa applications. What are the contract requirements? Sub-regulation 2.72(11) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (Cth) (Regulations) provides that, unless the occupation is exempt, an Australian business sponsor is required to: engage the nominee only as an employee of the sponsor or an associated entity…
October 23, 2019
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Setting up a business in Australia? What visas do you need for your foreign employees?

Foreign companies looking to establish a business in Australia often require non-Australian employees to travel to Australia to help set up their business and bring specific, proprietary knowledge of the business to Australia. Depending on the purpose with which the employee is coming to Australia and the duration of stay, there are likely to be three main visa options that…
September 15, 2019

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