The 2019 Federal Budget contains the following announcements and information related to the Department of Home Affairs and the migration program.
VACs to increase
- Base VACs for visa subclasses, except the Visitor Subclass 600, will increase by 5.4% from 1 July 2019
- No increase to second instalment VACs
- Expected to increase revenue by $275 million from 2018/19 to 2021/22