Changes in Australian Citizenship Requirements

Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Requirements for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill 2017 has been introduced to Parliament, but has not yet passed and may be subject to further amendments before it comes into effect.The Bill indicates following changes will be effective for any applications for citizenship lodged on or after 20 April…

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New Changes to Australia Citizenship Requirements

The Australian government has made some changes to the requirements needed to become an Australian citizen. The requirements will apply to applications made after April 20, 2017. The Australian Government is strengthening the requirements to become an Australian citizen. This includes: Increasing the general residence requirement, which means an applicant for Australian citizenship will need…

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Australia 457 Visa to be abolished

On 18 April 2017, the Australian Government announced that the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457 visa) will be abolished and replaced with the completely new Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa in March 2018. The TSS visa programme will be comprised of a Short-Term stream of up to two years and a Medium-Term stream of…

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Want to Migrate to Australia as Physiotherapist? Read this first.

If you are a physiotherapist interested in migrating to Australia, reading this first will be highly beneficial to you. Yes physiotherapy is on the Australia immigration skilled occupation list, but my observation is that there are still very few going through their skill select process. The Australian skill select process (where Canada got the inspiration…

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