March 2013 Newsletter – Temporary Work (Entertainment) (Subclass 420) Visa
April 13, 2016

This visa is designed for foreign workers in the entertainment industry who wish to come to Australia to enhance our cultural appreciation for the arts. On the 24th November, the previous Media and Film Staff (Subclass 423) visa was changed into the Temporary Work (Entertainment) (Subclass 420) visa. The applicant’s proposed role must be classified

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Anne O’Donoghue appears before the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs: 457 visa inquiry
April 13, 2016

The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs conducted a Public Inquiry in regards to the role of 457 visas in the Australian workforce. The focus of the inquiry included, but was not limited to the following: Effectiveness of the current program in identifying skills shortages and whether there was a causal relationship with a decline in

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Anne O’Donoghue: Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law
April 13, 2016

Anne O’Donoghue is the Principal Solicitor and Managing Director of Immigration Solutions Lawyers. She is an accredited specialist in Immigration Law and received her specialisation in 1998 from the NSW Law Society.   As a founding member of the Immigration Lawyers’ Association of Australasia (ILAA) Anne is one of Australia’s most experienced immigration lawyers with

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An Important Distinction – Difference between Migration Agent and an Immigration Lawyer
April 13, 2016

Immigration Lawyers benefit their clients and public interest by helping to reunite families delivering economic benefits through skilled and business migration, and protecting those in danger through humanitarian programs. As the decision to migrate is both costly and life changing, it is an important decision to pick the right consultant. In particular, clients need to

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