Character Testing: Are You Good, Bad or Normal?

Character Testing: Are You Good, Bad or Normal?

It’s now harder than ever to become an Australian citizen. We live in a great country so it’s not surprising that many people want to make Australia their permanent home. While we don’t want to let just anyone into Australia, how stringent should we be on permanent residents wanting citizenship? There has been a great deal in the media about Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton and his character test. In effect since late 2014, the character test has the potential to block aspirations of being an Australian citizen.

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How to transition from a 457 visa to permanent residency

How to transition from a 457 visa to permanent residency

If you’re in Australia on a 457 visa and want to make it your home, and plan for your long-term future, the likelihood is you’ll want to gain permanent residency status.

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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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