How does migration law happen?

How does migration law happen?

There has been plenty of news recently about proposed changes to Australian migration laws. While radical changes always attract plenty of media attention, it’s important to remember that there are many reasons why a proposed bill may never see the light of day. Here at Visa Solutions Australia we are constantly reminding people not to panic when they learn about proposed changes. The announcement just a few months ago about changes to the Assurance of Support for Parent Family Visas may not come into effect if there is a change of government.

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Skilling Australians Fund Commences 12th August 2018

Skilling Australians Fund Commences 12th August 2018

Earlier this week, the government confirmed its plans to commence the Skilling Australians Fund. Commencing on 12th August 2018, the Act relates to the ‘nomination training contribution charge’. Put simply, employers nominating to bring foreign workers into Australia for temporary or permanent skilled work visas will be hit with a nomination fee. Employers will be asked to pay a fee for each year they expect the visa entrant to be working in Australia. These fees will significantly increase the cost of nominating foreign workers and are required to be paid in full when the application is lodged.

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