Prime Minister Scott Morrison Announces Changes to Working Holiday Visas

Prime Minister Scott Morrison Announces Changes to Working Holiday Visas

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is proposing changes to the Working Holiday Visa which will enable backpackers to stay in Australia longer and work and live in a wider range of regions throughout the country. Currently, Working Holiday Visas are valid for 12 months and holders are restricted to six months employment with any one employer during that time. Under proposed changes, backpackers will now be able to stay with agricultural employers beyond six months and will be able to triple the length of their stay if they do extra agricultural work. This is a move which is aimed at rural Australia and farmers specifically.

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New temporary visas get the go-ahead

New temporary visas get the go-ahead

Visa Solutions Australia is welcoming a revamp of the Australian temporary visa framework which should make the application process more efficient and cut out unwanted red-tape. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has, in recent times, acknowledged that the current temporary activity visa program was difficult to navigate and needed streamlining.

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Nathalie joins VSA with strong track record in all aspects of migration

Nathalie joins VSA with strong track record in all aspects of migration

Nathalie joins VSA with strong track record in all aspects of migration. Senior Registered Migration Agent Nathalie Chu joins Visa Solutions Australia with extensive experience across all areas, especially corporate visas with large clients in the mining and gas sector.

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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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