Migration review – Impact on parent visa applicants

Possibly the government might scrap the permanent parent visa migration in the near future.Considering the cost of a parent migrant within a capped migration intake, the lost contribution of the skilled migrant they displace.The migration review report states that the cost of parent visa holders significantly outweighs the visa fees. “A parent, on average, costs […]

Extended Post-Study Work Rights

The Government has extended post-study work rights to give eligible international higher education graduates with select qualifications an additional two years on their Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485). Post-study work rights for select degrees in areas of verified skill shortages will be increased from:  The final list of the eligible occupations will be published after […]

Budget 2022 – Immigration program numbers

The 2022-23 permanent Migration Program ceiling will be 160,000 places. Migration – Skill stream The Morrison Government’s Migration Program will focus on skilled migration, with a return to a pre-pandemic composition of roughly two-thirds/one-third across the Skill and Family streams.

Major reforms to the AMEP

The AMEP is a government-funded service to assist eligible migrants and humanitarian entrants to improve their English language skills.​ Recent reforms to the AMEP mean more people are now able to access free English tuition for longer and until they reach a higher level of proficiency.