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Visa issues| 06 Apr 2020
The Australian Government introduced a new visa to assist with the COVID-19 pandemic on 4 April 2020. Known as Subclass 408, this visa allows foreign nationals who have temporary residence status to continue remaining in Australia because of the Covid-19 situation
Visa issues| 20 Mar 2020
The Federal Government has just announced a travel ban to begin from 9 pm on Friday, 20 March 2020. Once in place, only Australian citizens, permanent residents and their family members (spouse, de facto partner, children) will be allowed entry. They are expected ...
Visa issues| 18 Mar 2020
As most are aware, the Australian Government has barred individuals who are physically in China, South Korea, Iran and Italy from entering Australia. Our migration team outlines the impact of this bar on re-entry and other visa considerations.
Thinking| 19 Nov 2019
In a bid to stimulate the economies of rural and regional areas, the Federal Government has introduced an employer sponsored regional visa. Special Counsel and Head of Migration Kristopher Kunasingam outlines the requirements.
Thinking| 28 Aug 2019
It is common to come across overseas nationals in Australia during the recruitment process. While most would hold a ‘substantive’ visa (such as work, family, student and tourist visa), hiring managers may also come across candidates holding a strange creature ...