Australia's Most Wanted

Australia's Most Wanted

Are you an Audiologist or Prosthetist? Have you even heard of these professions? They are both on the latest ‘wanted’ list or Skilled Occupation List for migrants which is issued by the Australian Government every year and comes into force next month.

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Why has my Australian visa application been refused?

Why has my Australian visa application been refused?

There’s nothing worse than spending lots of time, money and effort submitting a visa application for Australia, only to learn it’s been refused. In recent times, the Australian Government has adopted a tougher approach to granting visas and the Department of Immigration and Border Control scrutinises every individual application. Checks are made to ensure that evidence supplied is correct for the respective visa. If it falls short in any way, the likelihood is that the visa application will be refused.

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Why Can’t They Work?

Why Can’t They Work?

While overseas students are given the privilege of studying in Australia on student visas, they are limited in some aspects, the biggest being employment. Currently, anyone on a student visa is able to work 20 hours a week when school is in session and as much as 40 hours a week when school is out of session. Postgraduate research students and students who have commenced a masters by research or a doctoral degree in Australia are not subject to employment limitations. Any work that is registered as part of the course is not included in the visa employment limitations.

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Migrants Surviving in Australia – It’s All About the Money

Migrants Surviving in Australia – It’s All About the Money

Australia has always been thought of as the lucky country and for those of us who live here it is definitely true. We have great healthcare and education systems, government financial assistance, easily accessible public transport and many other favourable qualities that puts Australia ahead of a lot of other countries. But for migrants Australia may not necessarily be considered lucky for them. While in a lot of cases Australia is a safe haven and a land of opportunity there are some aspects that may let migrants down.

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