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Ministerial Direction on Priority Processing of Australian Skilled Migration Visas

Ministerial direction 100, Australia
The new Albanese Govt has taken many steps to address the skill shortage and visa backlogs. Minister Andrew Giles stated that the visa backlog would come to a “manageable” level before Christmas. Following Labor Government’s commitments regarding this matter, a Ministerial Direction (100) from the Department of Home Affairs was issued on October 27, 2022.[...]
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Offshore Visas Now Top Priority, Says Australian Immigration Minister

Albanese Government determined to reduce backlog
745,000 new visas have been approved by the Australian immigration department just in the single month of June under the new Australian Labour government. Bearing further good news for offshore visa applicants, 645,000 visa applications out of the total visas finalised had been lodged from outside of Australia. This impressive number of visa processing rates[...]
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Tentative Immigration Policy Changes by the New Australian Government and Why It’s Good for Temporary Immigrant Workers !

benefits for temporary migrant workers in australia
To start off with a pleasing scenario, imagine yourself living in Australia with your family under a Business Migration Visa. Your business is making great profits and much to the delight of the Australian government, generating high tax revenues. So as a tax paying resident whose business is serving the Australian economy so positively, you[...]
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Will Parent Visas See Light Under Australia’s New Labor Regime?

Australian parent visas under the new labor regine
It is common knowledge that an Australian Parent Visa, whichever Subclass it may fall under, has perhaps the most uncertain processing times, often leading to visa backlogs, i.e., staying stuck in a queue of “yet to-be-processed’’ visas. And while the non-contributory parent visas can take up to 30 years of stringent processing stages, even the[...]
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The Australian State and Territory Migration Program Planning For Migration Seekers in 2022-23

Australia is perhaps one of few first world nations where the government’s effective management of the 2019-2021 pandemic has resulted in positive economic growth, as the GDP has increased by 3.4% (while most other nations had suffered recession) and foreign investments are increasing by 10% every year. As like every year, Australian Immigration announces 2022-23[...]
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Australian Visa Grant ( Subclass 188B, Investor Stream)

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Another day of proud achievement for us as one of our valued clients has received his Visa grant letter for the Business Investor Stream (Subclass 188B) today, 28th March 2022. Before seeking the services of Bridging West, our client had been miscategorized for his eligibility and got refused with ban from the Australian Govt. After[...]
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Australia Business and Investment Visa reform from 1st July, 2021.

  The Morrison Government is reforming business and investor visas to maximise the economic benefits for Australia. The Business Innovation and Investment Program (BIIP) will be simplified from nine to four streams and there will be changes to eligibility requirements. Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs Alan Tudge said the changes[...]
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Summary of Second Step restrictions in Metro Melbourne!

From 11:59pm 27 September, metropolitan Melbourne has moved to the second step of easing restrictions. The curfew is now lifted in metropolitan Melbourne from 5am on Monday 28 September. There will be higher on the spot fines for breaching rules about visitors to your home and outdoor gatherings. The four reasons that you can leave[...]
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