Australian jobs data is out for July

Posted on 21/08/16 No Comments

The Australian jobs data is out for July, adding 26,200 jobs for the month. The increase was largely due to part time employment, which increased 71,600 to 3,814,700. Full time employment fell from 45,400 to 8,153,900. The jobs data numbers are from surveys and for one month. Thus, it’s unlikely that the economy created 71,000 part time […]

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Thinking of investing in Australia?

Posted on 16/08/16 2 Comments

Are you thinking of investing in Australia? Did you know that Toowoomba is one of the most exciting emerging regional centers in Australia? Toowoomba is located 125km west of Brisbane. It is already the country’s second largest inland city (after Canberra) but its growth is far from over. John McGrath talks about how Toowoomba has all the hallmarks […]

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Over fifty occupations may be removed from SOL

Posted on 10/08/16 No Comments

Over fifty (50) occupations from Australia’s skilled occupations list or SOL may be removed. The Skilled Occupations List is a compilation of occupations for skilled migration for the purpose of meeting the medium to long-term skill needs of the Australian economy. The fifty occupations listed in the SOL have been flagged by the Department of Education […]

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Business Migration Talk

Posted on 08/08/16 9 Comments

New Queensland BIIP (Business Innovation and Investment Program) criteria has become effective from 25 July 2016. Subclass 132 Business Talent Visa Summary Net business and personal assets of 1.5million to be transferred to Queensland within the 2 years after visa grant. Minimum of 1 Million investment into the business Minimum of $500,000 settlement funds Must […]

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Tourism industry skills shortage

Posted on 07/08/16 No Comments

Tourism industry skills shortage is rising in Australia due to a surge of visitors. The influx of tourists has created boom-like conditions but also coincides with a climbing unemployment rate. Visitors have grown to 12% in the past year. Skills shortage in the industry, specifically chefs and cooks, are rising from the increased growth of cafes and restaurants. […]

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Skilled Migration Talk

Posted on 02/08/16 3 Comments

Genuine position criteria remains the most critical part of any (new or existing) company sponsored skilled migration application. As off recently, Case Officers are following an additional policy guideline, which is making the process of assessing these applications even more complex. The assessment process now requires evidence that the position associated with the visa application […]

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132a Permanent Residency Program

Posted on 29/02/16 1 Comment

BzMark Consulting is pleased to announce its new 132a Permanent Residency Program. The program uses the 132a visa stream to provide permanent residency for the overseas businessperson and their direct family. BzMark is working with individual State Governments to assist in the process of creating a ‘win-win’ situation for the overseas business migrants as well […]

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BzMark continuously provide high-end immigration business plans and other services

Posted on 28/01/16 5 Comments

BzMark continuously provide high-end immigration business plans, proposals and quality services relevant to the migration professionals seeking these service attributes. In addition to the standard immigration business plan requirements, BzMark also provides the following services: Review of refusals and preparation of responses to the Department Based on our experience, small businesses are often disadvantaged in their right to […]

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Genuine Position Criteria

Posted on 20/10/15 No Comments

It has become evident that the Case Officers are increasingly questioning the Genuine Position Criteria for skilled migration business cases. This is partially due to the fact that the Case Officers have been given more discretionary power to question, approve or reject cases but also due to the fact that many applications are prepared incorrectly […]

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Minor changes to Migration Visas in 2015

Posted on 06/01/15 No Comments

It is anticipated that 2015 will bring some minor changes to the migration industry following the Government revision of the existing skilled and business visas. New Immigration Minister We started off a new year with the new Immigration Minister, Hon Peter Dutton, who has been sworn in as Australia’s new Immigration and Border Protection Minister […]

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