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Update on 457 visa program

Posted on 24/11/16 in Business Consulting, Company News, Migration News, Uncategorised, 1 Comment

SKILLED MIGRATION TALK Below presented are 457 program statistics extracted from the DIBP site.  According to these statistics, during the last financial year, there were about 18,000 sponsorships lodged, and out of these approximately 15,000 were approved and around 2,000 refused. In 2015/16, sponsoring businesses lodged closed to 70,000 457 nominations, out of which around […]

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Chinese are third biggest migrant group in Australia

Posted on 31/10/16 in Business Consulting, Company News, Migration News, Uncategorised, No Comments

The Chinese are the third biggest migrant group in Australia, behind the British and those from New Zealand. But the pattern of new settlement has changed in past decades. These days, Australia is actively recruiting wealthier business migrants from China, as well as tens of thousands of students. The latest estimate suggests there are 1.2 million […]

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China sources fresh milk from Tasmania

Posted on 31/10/16 in Business Consulting, Company News, Uncategorised, No Comments

Businessman Lu Xianfeng is planning to fly fresh milk to his home city of Ningbo, in eastern China, from Tasmania. Lu owns Australia’s largest dairy operation from the island state, Moon Lake Investments Pty bought the 191-year-old Van Diemen’s Land Co. for $214 million (A$280 million) in March, giving him access to 25 dairy farms […]

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Young women leaving South Australia due to male-dominated industries

Posted on 23/10/16 in Business Consulting, Company News, Migration News, Uncategorised, No Comments

  Young women from South Australia are continuing to leave the state at far higher rates than men their age, in the 20 to 24 age group. Adelaide Now reports that last financial year, women made up 95% of the state’s population loss to other states in that early twenties age group – a rise from […]

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Skilled Migration: It is all about Genuine Position!

Posted on 18/10/16 in Business Consulting, Company News, Migration News, Uncategorised, 3 Comments

It is all about the Genuine Position! It seems that businesses are obtaining their SBS – Standard Business Sponsorship rights with less difficulty in comparison to defending the Genuine Position stand. It is not uncommon to witness a business holding SBS rights but not being able to successfully nominate the occupation they need. Organisation Charts […]

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New Australian visa provides pathway to permanent residency

Posted on 22/09/16 in Business Consulting, Migration News, Uncategorised, No Comments

A new Australian visa category provides pathway to permanent residency. The new visa is now open to new applications. It hopes to attract and retain the best and the brightest entrepreneurial talent. In an SBS report, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton said the Government was driving economic growth through innovation. Mr. Dutton added that the new Entrepreneur visa […]

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Skilled Migration Program – New Change to Points Test

Posted on 15/09/16 in Business Consulting, Migration News, Uncategorised, 1 Comment

The Department of Immigration announced an important change in the points test for the Skilled Migration Program. The points test will now have an additional five points to students of Australian institutions. Specifically for students with doctorate-level and masters by research qualifications in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and information and communication technology fields. The National […]

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Entry criteria for business investment

Posted on 06/09/16 in Company News, Migration News, Uncategorised, 2 Comments

Given that some State Governments have lessen their entry criteria for investment into the business, we are noticing increased activity in this area of the business. The establishment costs of these clients into Australia have become more affordable and less risky given that in some states more than 50% of the required total net assets […]

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Retail foreign buyers dominate Australia market

Posted on 01/09/16 in Business Consulting, Migration News, Uncategorised, No Comments

The Australia market for shopping centres in both the CBD and non-CBD areas has recently been the target by foreign investors. Retail foreign buyers are dominating the Australia market by more than half and is not showing any signs of slowing down. The Daily Telegraph released a recent report that CBRE research shows that foreign investors make up of 51% of […]

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Skilled Migration

Posted on 31/08/16 in Company News, Migration News, Uncategorised, 3 Comments

One of the most critical elements of any skilled migration application represents EVIDENCE, a set of documents supporting and surrounding Genuine Position argument. Many agents forget to account for this in the correct way and a high number of rejected nominations were indeed lacking relevant supporting evidence. General business plans / case overviews do not deliver […]

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