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Australian Budget 2020 – 21: Immigration Update

Australian Budget 2020 – 21: Immigration Update

Australian Budget 2020 - 21: Immigration Analysis The Australian Federal Government presented the 2020 - 21 budget on Tuesday 6th October 2020. The Federal Government had been warning for months that this year's budget would be the most consequential since World War...

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Migration Program – Outcomes for 2019-20

Migration Program – Outcomes for 2019-20

Outcomes for the 2019-20 Migration Program The Australian Government has released the detailed outcomes for the 2019-20 Migration Program on Wednesday, 16th September 2020. The outcomes show that there was an intake of 140,366 for permanent migration in 2019 -20. The...

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Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List

Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List

Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List released with 17 Occupations. The Australian Government revealed a new Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) on 3rd September 2020. The list contains 17 occupations to strengthen the Australian labour market....

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Australia International & Onshore Travel Exemptions

Australia International & Onshore Travel Exemptions

Australia International Travel Exemptions The Australian Government has extended its ban on overseas nationals entering Australia for a further three months. Australia’s international travel ban well now stay in place until 17th December 2020. What does this mean for...

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Urgent Changes to Labour Market Testing

Urgent Changes to Labour Market Testing

The Australian Government has asked registered migration agents to advise clients of new requirements for Labour Market Testing (LMT). The Australian Government has enhanced LMT requirements to ensure that Australian workers are prioritised for job opportunities in...

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Travel Restriction Exemption Portal

Travel Restriction Exemption Portal

The Department of Home Affairs ( DHA) has introduced a portal for people who need a travel restriction exemption. You should use the Portal if you are subject to the current COVID-19 travel restrictions and wish to travel to ​or out of Australia because you: are an...

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Unfavourable Information – Natural Justice Letter

Unfavourable Information – Natural Justice Letter

When you apply for an Australian visa with the Department of Home Affairs (DHA), you must provide accurate and honest information. The Department has many measures in place to check all information provided by the applicant and sponsors.  The Department may refuse...

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Child Dependent Case Win at Full Federal Court

Child Dependent Case Win at Full Federal Court

Putt Legal has successfully represented hundreds of people who have visa applications refused by the Department of Home Affairs. One compelling case was that of Jane*, a British national who applied for a Child Visa after being sponsored by her father who holds both...

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Student Visa Refusal Overturned at Ministerial Intervention

Student Visa Refusal Overturned at Ministerial Intervention

Putt Legal work tirelessly to help people who have had an unfavourable decision made by delegates of the Department of Home Affairs. One such decision was that of Vaishali, who had her student visa application refused and her appeal dismissed. Vaishali sought Putt...

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Case Linda Oppel V Minister

Case Linda Oppel V Minister

South African Grandmother Avoids Deportation Linda Oppel came to Putt Legal seeking help with a refused Remaining Relative (Subclass 835) visa application. Linda had decided to take her case to the Minister for Immigration because she believed she had compassionate...

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Can my permanent Australian residency be revoked?

Can my permanent Australian residency be revoked?

CAN MY PERMANENT AUSTRALIAN RESIDENCY BE REVOKED?Obtaining a permanent residency visa for Australia can be a long gruelling process. Once you finally receive that long-awaited grant email from the Department of Home Affairs, you may feel that your status is genuinely...

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NEW SKILLED REGIONAL VISAS ARE HERE!

NEW SKILLED REGIONAL VISAS ARE HERE!

NEW SKILLED REGIONAL VISAS ARE HERE!On 16 November 2019 the Department of Home Affairs commenced two new skilled regional visas, both of which have a pathway to permanent residence: Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa - Subclass 494 Skilled Work...

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Recent Changes to Australian Visas

Recent Changes to Australian Visas

Recent Changes to Australian VisasListed below are some changes recently announced by the Federal Government and the new arrangements for the skilled migration visa applications. CHANGES TO POINT-BASED SKILLED MIGRATION Australia’s skilled migration program is a...

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Being a 457 holder in a TSS world

Being a 457 holder in a TSS world

Being a 457 holder in a TSS worldSince the March 2018 changes to the Temporary Work visa program were rolled out, Putt Legal has been approached by a number of current and prospective clients who already hold subclass 457 visas, and want to know what these changes...

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