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Critics Say that Privatizing Visa System May Affect Badly to Australia May 26, 2018
Critics Say that Privatizing Visa System May Affect Badly to Australia

While the Australian government decides whether or not to privatize its visa system, critics are affirmative that will do no good to the country. It goes without saying that Australia is a favorite among skilled immigrants and international students. Community and Public Sector Union has already warned the government...

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Australian Govt Failed in Making Proper Use of Skilled Immigrants May 24, 2018
Australia Not Making Good Use of Skilled Immigrants

Australia opened its immigration system in 1988, but it looks like the government isn’t utilizing the skilled professionals to their maximum. According to a recent survey, 40 percent of skilled immigrants are over-educated to work, making it difficult to find employment. Overeducation rate is four times higher than t...

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China Not Happy with Australian Education Department March 26, 2018
China Not Happy with Australian Education Department

China sends the most number of Ph.D. students to Australia and yet is facing visa delays. The Chinese government calls it a political move, however, the Australian government denies anything as such. It isn’t only Chinese nationals that are facing visa delays but has undoubtedly increased tension between the tw...

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Australia Gearing Up To Tighten Its Borders – New Provisional Visas On The Horizon September 07, 2017
Australia Gearing Up To Tighten Its Borders – New Provisional Visas On The Horizon

Getting a permanent residency in Australia for settlement is about to get a lot tough, if the Federal Government of Australia has its way. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection is reviewing a consultation paper issued by the government. This paper outlines the current immigration system and lists it...

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Setback for Australia's Ban on Phones in Immigrant Detention March 20, 2017
Setback for Australia's Ban on Phones in Immigrant Detention

On Friday, the government of Australia met a legal stumbling block in its attempt to prohibit mobile phones in migration holding cells, a law that nay-sayers say would subject foreigners to criminal treatment. A judge sitting on the case threw out the government’s proposition that the federal court of Australia lack...

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Australia Offers 10-Year Multi-Entry Visas to China Tourists November 21, 2016
Australia Offers 10-Year Multi-Entry Visas to China Tourists

The Chinese Embassy in Australia, on Saturday officially announced that Australia issued 10-year multi-entry visas to Chinese tourists. The 10-year visa, facilitates Chinese visitors to enjoy multiple entries to Australia during the period.In fact, the visitors granted with the 10-year visa are allowed to stay in A...

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Australia may increase fee for contributory parents visa September 19, 2016
Australia may increase fee for contributory parents visa

Australia’s Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, speaking after getting the recommendations by the productivity commission report said, his government will consider the "policy settings" for family visas. The report recommends increasing the visa fees for parent visas.A report by the Productivity Commission which was...

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70% of Investor & Entrepreneur Visas being snagged by Wealthy Chinese September 16, 2016
70% of Investor & Entrepreneur Visas being snagged by Wealthy Chinese

Affluent Chinese denizens are grabbing over 70% of visas chosen for innovative overseas investors and entrepreneurs, increasing fears that the program could be a complete drag on the economy.A report by the Productivity Commission on Australia’s admission of migrants detected that the ‘Business Innovation and Inves...

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