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15May 2018

When Joey Wong arrived in Canberra, she couldn’t find a place to live for about six weeks, and staying in short-term accommodation was proving costly. “I thought, ‘How good would it be if I could find somewhere to stay for about two months while I find somewhere long-term?’” she said. That led the student, originally […]

08May 2018

The Department of Home Affairs has quietly announced some proposed changes to Citizenship application requirements, to be effective from 1 July 2018. These proposed changes include: RESIDENCE REQUIREMENT: Applicants will now have to have been a permanent resident in Australia for four years prior to submitting an application for Australian Citizenship, with no more than […]

06Apr 2018
immigration-policy-Kitson Migration

Australia has been bugged by the immigration issue all the time but recently the issue has almost gone out of hand. How many and whom? Australia is – again – seized by a debate about migration to this country, its size, shape and character. From the post-war creation of an immigration department and the public […]

06Apr 2018
Australia Imigration_Kitson Migration

It’s always the topic feverishly talked about by everyone, especially in the parliament. In the recent incident that shed light on ‘absurd’ comments by our ex-Prime  Minister Tony Abbott, four senior figures in the Turnbull government have rejected his calls to cut immigration to ease pressure on infrastructure and wages, increase housing affordability and reduce […]

17Jan 2018

The High Points category has been successful in attracting high quality applicants to South Australia. From 1 February 2018, Immigration SA’s High Points category will increase to 85 points. Applicants who can achieve 85 points or higher (including state nomination points) can gain access to the Supplementary Skilled List (SSL) and occupations on the State Nominated Occupation […]

24Nov 2017

Immigration SA is pleased to announce will be implementing new nomination requirements for South Australia’s Significant Investor (SIV) program, aimed at making South Australia a more attractive destination for your clients to invest, live, and have their children educated. Immigration South Australia is now accepting nomination applications for subclass 188c nomination applications that satisfy the […]

07Nov 2017

Live in Victoria have provided the following new property development criteria for Subclass 132 visas has been introduced and applies to all proposed business activities that relate to property development. The applicant must have relevant qualifications and experience (for example, architecture, engineering or construction management). Extensive relevant experience may substitute a qualification – this will […]

01Aug 2017

Changes were made to the Investor 2 policy on 22 May 2017 to put in place incentives for applicants to invest more of their funds in growth investments. Before 22 May Minimum investment amount: $1.5m Settlement funds: $1m Time required to be spent in New Zealand after the grant of a visa: 40% of each of final […]