Changes to the Student Visa Program to prevent abuse to the system
April 29, 2010

Australia is home to many International Students from around the world with 451,096 student visas granted from the year 2008 to 2010. The government recently announced several changes to the Student Visa program as a continuous effort to improve the integrity of the Student Visa program. One of the most important reason for the change is to

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Focus on Computing and ICT Professionals
April 22, 2010

A recent report released by the Clarius Group indicated that Computing Professionals are amongst those with the highest level of skill shortage in Australia. They have indicated that the planned implementation of the National Broadband Network will require an average 25,000-37,000 jobs every year.This will place a significantly increasing pressure on the Australian labour market,

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Anxiously waiting the new Skilled Occupation List? Our Solution:
April 21, 2010

The government’s plan of reforming the General Skilled Migration Program is arguably centered on the reform of the current Skilled Occupation List which will be enacted in mid-2010. At the moment, there are over 400 occupations listed under the current Skilled Occupation list. As an Immigration Law Firm, we are keeping  close watch on anything that might

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Spirit of the Irish Diaspora in Australia
April 21, 2010

The history of Irish migration to Australia dates back to 1791 when the first 155 Irish convicts arrived in Sydney. Furthermore, more than 300,000 Irish settlers migrated into Australia between 1840 to 1914. The peak of Irish immigration into Australia was after the Great Famine where it reached 228,230 in 1891. Irish immigrants then successfully

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