Australian Federal Budget - Migration Changes

Australian Federal Budget - Migration Changes

Earlier this month the federal budget was announced and as predicted there were no surprises where Australia’s financial future is concerned. As with all budgets over the years, Migration had a place in this current budget. So, how does Migration fare in the 20/21 budget?

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Australian Citizenship Test: Recent Changes

Australian Citizenship Test: Recent Changes

More the 5 million people have become Australian citizens since 1949 with a record 249,000 people granted citizenship in the 2019/2020 period. Even during the pandemic, more than 84,000 people across Australia received citizenship through online ceremonies.

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A Day in the Life of a Registered Migration Agent

A Day in the Life of a Registered Migration Agent

While most people would consider that a migration agent is solely responsible for lodging visa applications, there is more to their job than just that. There is so much a migration agent needs to get done in a day.

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What is the Difference Between a Migration Agent and a Lawyer?

What is the Difference Between a Migration Agent and a Lawyer?

There are many similarities between migration agents and lawyers. Both are required to abide by a code of conduct, and they can both provide advice and conduct research where required. While there are similarities, there are also differences in their qualifications and what they can do for their clients especially when it comes to Immigration.

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English Testing for Visa Applications

English Testing for Visa Applications

Applicants must provide evidence to prove they have the English competency they are declaring on their application. Proof includes providing evidence of study or having held a passport from certain countries or having been formally assessed by the Australian Adult Migrant English Program.

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What happens when the borders open?

What happens when the borders open?

We all know the impact that Covid-19 has had on Australia and countries around the world in terms of health and economically. With lockdowns ending in various parts of the world, some countries are slowly beginning to open their borders to tourism with visitors from low risk countries gaining entry.

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