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  1. Visas and immigration
    Hi guys, :) My partner is applying for his Temp/Permanent Partner Visa, but was wondering what he needs for the application in regards to evidence and whether he would be excempt from the first stage of the application... I'm an Aussie, he's a Brit. :D -together officially since May 2016...
  2. Visas and immigration
    Hi there! I am from Canada and as a Canadian I do not qualify for Medicare. I am currently on a bridging visa for a 461 NZ partner visa. This being a temporary visa I still do not qualify for Medicare.. does anyone have any tips on what kind of health insurence I should look into getting? I've...
  3. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone, Me and my partner are applying for the partner visa 820. We are stressing out, really. No one in his family or friends is willing to witness for us, they either think i want to use him for the visa or the relationship will affect his career (he's 23), we have been struggling to...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I am wondering if anyone knows about what visa options we could have after completing a TAFE course, for an international student. My son at high school now and we are thinking of TAFE or university. As we are having a bit limitation in terms of finance, so if there is a temporary visa...
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    Increasing costs, especially for medical cover, are affecting retired British expats in Australia, with some speaking out about having to leave the country as a result. Retired British expats in Australia receive their state pensions but they are not increased in line with inflation as they are...
  6. Visas and immigration
    Hi there, I am right now studying in Canada. For one-month long externship program, I am going to stay in Queensland, Australia in the month of August. However, my wife is now in Bangladesh and she wants to join with me at that time. Is it possible for her to get the Australian visitor visa...
  7. Visas and immigration
    Hello, I have submitted my application on 7th March 2016 to reapply for the 574 VISA. But still I didn't receive any acknowledge from them. Can you please tell me how much time does it take for the acknowledgement? Waiting for soon response. Thanks
  8. Visas and immigration
    Migration agents in Australia are calling upon the Government to establish an independent review of the country's migration laws immediately to make sure they are not impinging on people's rights and freedoms. According to Angela Julian-Armitage, national president of the Migration Institute of...
  9. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, I am concerned if I need to have my skills assessed for my 457 visa application in the field of Graphic Design. The employer sponsorship and nomination have been successful and approved and I am about to submit all the necessary and recommended documents that I've attached online in my...
  10. Visas and immigration
    There has been a mixed reaction in Australia so far to proposals for a new visa that would allow highly specialised workers to stay in Australia for up to 12 months without having to apply for a 457 skilled migrant visa. The discussion paper from the Department of Immigration and Border...
  11. Visas and immigration
    Australia is to reintroduce a controversial temporary visa system to deal with a huge backlog of asylum seekers, it has been announced. Currently, would-be refugees are dealt with in offshore detention centres in Papua New Guinea and the tiny South Pacific island nation of Nauru, but some...
  12. Visas and immigration
    I apologise if this has been gone over 100 times, but I cannot find anything specific, I have emailed the embassy and they sent me an email with 567,395 links to their website, so it was about as helpful as a fish with tits. Anyway…… I need some advice, to see what options we have. I am a UK...
  13. Immigration Timelines
    Hi, I am really confused as what steps should I take for my partner visa because I applied for my TR (485 subclass) 1 month before and went back to home on bridging visa for marriage. my case officer is not yet assigned. Should I add my partner name with application in process now? or I should...
  14. Visas and immigration
    Hello, Approximately how much bank balance do we need to show as a proof for financial stability when applying for a family sponsored temporary visa? I did a research on the amount for state sponsored visa and found it to be around AUD 25K. Is it same for the family sponsored visa (489 subclass)?
  15. Visas and immigration
    I am looking to apply for a the Partner temporary visa so that I may move to Australia with my partner from the US. We have been in a committed de facto relationship for 11 months. I have been living in the US becasue I am a grad student, but I do travel here often to see him. Is that something...
  16. Visas and immigration
    I have a friend in Melbourne. He is a software engineer. He is still having TR. I just want to know is he can sponsor me . Please advise me.
  17. Visas and immigration
    Hi, first time user. My girlfriend lives in Australia and is a citizen of Australia and we are wanting me to go there and to stay with her so we can meet the 12 month rule of de-facto relationship so later we can apply for either the Prospective Marriage Visa or the Partner Visa at the end of...
  18. Visas and immigration
    Hey there, once again :D My partner is Australian and because of some unlucky circumstances we are not able to apply for the De Facto Visa, before the course in university starts, I intend to study. That's why I want to get a student Visa now......I do not want to stay on a student Visa...
  19. Visas and immigration
    Victoria police are investigating reports that a man known only as John is posing as a migration agent or immigration official and taking thousands of dollars from students and workers on temporary visas for fake documents. The man seems to target Asian people seeking residency visas and there...
  20. Visas and immigration
    The head of a statutory organisation that advises the Australian government on a wide range of issues has called for a relaxation of immigration laws to allow more Asian workers into the country. Sir Rod Eddington, chairman of Infrastructure Australia, also called for greater engagement with...
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