How Visa Solutions Australia came to my rescue over my 457 ‘mix up’

How Visa Solutions Australia came to my rescue over my 457 ‘mix up’

Occasionally here at Visa Solutions Australia, we meet people who are in desperate situations and in urgent need of help and facing the threat of deportation. This happened recently with Conway Dean - a 58 year-old welder from Bindoon in Western Australia.

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Why does dual nationality prevent someone from entering Parliament in Australia?

Why does dual nationality prevent someone from entering Parliament in Australia?

Australia’s constitution has recently been under the spotlight which has ended in drama in Parliament. Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters have resigned, and Matt Canavan and Malcolm Robers have both been accused of breaching section 44i of the Australian constitution. So what is section 44i of the Australian constitution? And should it be changed?

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Which courses would make me eligible for PR in Australia?

Which courses would make me eligible for PR in Australia?

The most common student visa is the subclass 500 which means you can study and work part-time. The course you select can be the biggest factor in successfully securing permanent residency - so choose your subject carefully. Here's our suggested list of current occupations which are in demand.

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Can I get a partner visa if I am not married and in a de facto relationship?

Can I get a partner visa if I am not married and in a de facto relationship?

Here in Australia we are seeing the rise of the de facto relationship. This is when two people are not married, but are living together as a couple. We’ve come up with some advice to those people who may not be married or engaged but who want to secure a partner visa.

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Can I get Australian citizenship with a criminal record?

Can I get Australian citizenship with a criminal record?

If you have a past criminal conviction, Immigration officials will need to decide whether you are a reformed character.

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How do I get a bridging visa for my partner?

How do I get a bridging visa for my partner?

If your partner is already in Australia legally on a tourist or working visa and has applied for a partner visa, the process can take a very long time, possibly up to 12 months. Assuming your spouse wants to remain in Australia while waiting for the partner visa to come through, there is an answer – a bridging visa. These are short term visas which can be issued quickly. A bridging visa will enable them to stay in Australia for a period of time while the Department of Immigration considers their substantive (long term) partner visa application.

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