Immigration News

Immigration News

2010 CPD Immigration Law Conference
March 24, 2010

Recent changes to Australia’s immigration policy on skilled migration sent a wave of alarm to international students, future immigrants, education providers and several industry bodies alike. Senator Chris Evans has indicated in his speeches that these changes were made towards building a more skilled Australia as well as addressing labor concerns of skill shortages in

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The New Skilled Occupation List: Lawyers not on the list
March 17, 2010

The Minister of Immigration and Citizenship finally made an announcement on the new Skilled Occupation List. There were 443 occupations on the Old Skilled Occupation List and only 181 occupations on the new one. Unfortunately, legal practitioners did not make the cut. If you are an overseas practitioner looking to work in Australia or an

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Worried that your occupation is not on the new Skilled Occupation List?
March 17, 2010

The new Skilled Occupation List came out this morning, with a significant reduction in occupations from 443 occupations on the old list to just 181 occupations on the new list. If your occupation is not on the new Skilled Occupation List published this morning, there are still pathways for you to stay or move in

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