Workforce Shortage -Australian Agriculture Visa

Workforce Shortage -Australian Agriculture Visa

The establishment of the Australian Agriculture visa was recently announced. Its purpose is to respond to workforce shortages in the agriculture and primary industry sectors.

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Hotel Quarantine – What is it all about?

Hotel Quarantine – What is it all about?

While Australia’s Migration Program is currently on hold, there are some instances where visas are being granted where travel exemptions apply. Regardless of the reasons for a visa to be granted, all travellers entering Australia or in some cases anyone travelling from a Covid-19 hotspot into another state will have to undergo 14 days quarantine. For interstate travellers, quarantine could be either in staying in one’s own apartment within limits or in a hotel. For international travellers they have only the option of a hotel at this point. The quality of the hotel room varies.

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Qantas to Resume International Flights

Qantas to Resume International Flights

There are many things Australians and people around the world have missed out on since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, one of which is international travel. Qantas has announced it will re-commence international flights to select destinations from December 2021 for fully vaccinated travellers. Destinations will include countries that have high and increasing vaccination rates themselves.

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Changes to the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List

Changes to the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List

The Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) was first announced in September 2020. It was developed along with the National Skills Commission to ensure a small number of critical occupations are filled to aid Australia’s economic recovery from the impact of COVID-19.

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Subclass 482 Caveats

Subclass 482 Caveats

When it comes to the Subclass 482 Temporary Skills Shortage visa, 112 of the occupations listed have caveats attached which may affect some applicants.

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Covid-19 Vaccination and Travel Exemptions

Covid-19 Vaccination and Travel Exemptions

Depending on where you live in the world, being fully vaccinated can have different outcomes. For example, Canada will allow anyone who can prove they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to enter without the need for quarantine. At this point in Australia, regardless of your vaccination status, you are required to quarantine for 14 days.

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