Bridging Visas - A Breakdown

Bridging Visas - A Breakdown

Bridging visas are temporary visas granted to non-citizens in Australia who have lodged a new visa application and are waiting for the new visa to be granted. Bridging visas are not indefinite, so they have a period of validity. The number of people on bridging visas is quite high and the wait times can be extensive.

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What Is A Bridging Visa?

What Is A Bridging Visa?

A bridging visa is a temporary visa. It is granted to any non-citizen onshore in Australia who has an expired visa and is waiting for a new visa to be granted. It allows the holder to lawfully stay in Australia while their visa application is being processed. Bridging visas are usually valid from the time that your current visa expires until your new visa is granted or in some cases declined.

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The Labor Party and Immigration – Where do They Stand?

The Labor Party and Immigration – Where do They Stand?

The Labor Party’s landslide win in the Victorian State Election on the weekend has caused speculation on the outcome of the 2019 Federal Election. Most are confident the Labor Party will win the election but if they do, how will this impact on immigration?

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What should you do if you want to leave Australia permanently?

What should you do if you want to leave Australia permanently?

A few years ago, thousands flocked to Australia to take up well-paid jobs in the mining, and oil and gas sector. These thriving industries helped support the local economy, but the recent downturn has led to job insecurity and redundancies. The team here at Visa Solutions Australia has taken several calls from people on permanent residency status, looking to go back to their birth country where they believe there are more job opportunities.

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Introducing Liz Yue Chen our new Registered Migration Agent in Canberra

Introducing Liz Yue Chen our new Registered Migration Agent in Canberra

Liz Yue Chen is a woman on a mission. Highly focussed and driven from an early age, she set herself a target to visit 30 countries before she reached the age of 30 and at 29, she’s already broken that record by visiting 33. Liz has recently joined us as a Registered Migration Agent and brings her skills and expertise to the people of Canberra serving clients on the east coast.

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Calls for a change in the 457 visa

Calls for a change in the 457 visa

Many overseas workers come to Australia to work on a “457 visa” – a temporary skilled worker visa aimed at filling skill gaps in Australian industries.

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