Monthly Archives: January 2024


The fastest-growing sector in Australia is Healthcare. Consequently, some specialised fields are currently experiencing an exceptionally high demand. These include:

Other medical positions in demand are;

Further information can be seen on the ‘Home Page’ of our website. Just select the ‘Medical PageHERE

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The Australian Government’s migration strategy sets out to reform Australia’s migration system as migrants continue to be an essential part of Australia’s economic and social fabric.

The Government will deliver 8 key actions, supported by more than 25 new policy commitments and existing commitments already made by Government in all Skilled Visa categories.

The ‘Key Action’ reforms will focus on:

  1. Targeting temporary skilled migration to address skills needs and promote worker mobility
  2. Reshaping permanent skilled migration to drive long-term prosperity.
  3. Strengthening the integrity and quality of international education.
  4. Tackling worker exploitation and the misuse of the visa system.
  5. Planning migration to get the right skills in the right places.
  6. Tailoring Regional Visas and the Working Holiday Maker Program to support regional Australia and its workers.
  7. Deepening our people-to-people ties in the Indo-Pacific.
  8. Simplifying the migration system to improve the experience for migrants and employers.

For further information and full details regarding specific visa categories and visa subclasses for all application pathways please select any of the ‘Main Menu Tabs’ that can be seen on the ‘Home’  page of our website.

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The Australian Government’s changes for Temporary Residence Transition Stream (TSS) nomination requirements include:

  • allowing employers to nominate holders of all streams of TSS visas (including Short-term and Labour Agreement streams) and
  • reducing the period of time a TSS visa holder must hold their visa and work in their nominated position or occupation to be eligible to be nominated by their employer for the TRT stream to two out of the three years before nomination and
  • updating age exemptions for regional medical practitioner applicants and high income earning applicants aged 45 years and over to allow for a two-year pathway.


If you hold a;

  • Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) (subclass 491) visa or a
  • Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) (subclass 494) visa.

You can transition to a Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) visa (subclass 191) permanent residence visa in Australia (if you meet the eligible requirements attached to your 491 or 494 visa) and there is no minimum income requirement to do so.

Primary applicants must provide notices of assessment issued by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) for the previous three income years out of the five years of their eligible visa.

Check out the advice provided in the ‘Regional’ tab on the ‘Home’ page for further information on how to apply for a ‘491’ or a ‘494’ visa.


In 2022, the Department of Immigration temporarily relaxed the work limitation for a WHV holder. This meant they were given an exemption from the need to work for any one employer for 6 months.

2024 Update

The Department of Immigration made the decision to continue this exemption while consultation on the Working Holiday program settings and reform process is underway and revamped.

This exemption applies to anyone in Australia who holds:

  • ​any kind of WHM visa, regardless of when they arrive, or holds
  • a Bridging visa with condition 8547 imposed.

If you are considering the ‘Working Holiday Visa’ pathway to Australia, please ‘Hover’ over the ‘Skilled’ tab on the ‘Home’ page of our website and then select the ‘Orange – ‘Working Holiday Visa’ sub-menu. Alternatively just CLICK HERE to be redirected.


If you are Skilled Tradesperson OR Professional just select any of the ‘Skilled Visas’ ‘Employer’ or ‘Regional’ tabs on the main menu of our website and then any of the many ‘Orange’ sub-menus.
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The integrity of the international Student Visa Program in the education sector has been strengthened via a new evidence level framework to prioritise applications from International Students wishing to study in Australia provides the highest priority to;

  1. Student visa applications lodged outside Australia

  2. Certain higher Education, English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) and Vocational Education and Training (VET) studying at an ‘high-end’ education providers.
  3. Subsequent entrant applications lodged outside Australia that include an unmarried family member under 18 years​ (a subsequent entrant means an additional applicant who did not apply at the same time as the primary applicant.
  4. all Student Guardian visa applications (lodged in or outside Australia).

Also, any secondary applicant (spouse, de-facto partner or dependent child) who is included in the primary visa application will be given the same priority as the primary applicant.

For further information, please select the ‘Students’ menu tab on the ‘Home’ page of our website. Then select the relevant ‘Sub-menu tab’.

Now, please scroll down to select any of the ‘Blue’ Accordion’ bars that contain a vast array of additional information from our ‘Preferred’ partners.

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The Australian Government supports businesses located in regional Australia who are sponsoring skilled workers and affords its ‘highest priority’ to occupations to be carried out in regional Australia.

Applicants for the ‘Employer Nominated (subclass 482) Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa’ OR the ‘Employer Nominated (subclass 186) Permanent Visa’ OR the ‘Skilled Employer Sponsored (subclass 494) Regional (Provisional) Visa’ that will fill identified shortage occupations in regional Australia can now avail of this priority processing.

Regional Australia
is now classified as all parts of Australia except the cities of Melbourne and Sydney, but outside these cities are regional. Even the cities of Adelaide, Perth and the Gold Coast are now regarded as ‘Regional’ for the purposes of a visa application in these categories.

Please select the ‘Employer’ or the ‘Regional’ menu tab and then the relevant ‘Sub-menu tab’ on the ‘Home Page’ of our website for more information.  Then just send us a ‘NO OBLIGATION’ FREE assessment from any page and we will assess your eligibility