Few international students realise how important a professional year course can be when they are planning to apply for permanent residency in Australia. These courses make crucial points and countless opportunities available. Leaving either or both of these on the table can dramatically limit your options. So, what is a Professional year course?...

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) announced a number of changes to the 457 visa subclass on April the 19th that sent a shiver through anyone who is either in the process of applying or planning to apply for Australian permanent residency. The changes announced primarily affect those who are planning to apply for visas un...

A high number of international students have completed their higher education courses (predominantly MBA, IT and Accounting) in 2016 and are looking forward to be granted post study work visas. If you want to be an Australian Permanent Resident, planning your pathway is critical to attain this goal. By using the time allotted during the two-year ...

As a migration consultant, I help Small Businesses sponsor overseas workers in full time skilled positions. Having been the owner of a Small Business myself, I am aware of the problems Small Businesses have, specifically when it comes to recruitment and retention of skilled staff. It takes at least 6-8 months in our business to train a new staff...

Australian Employers who cannot find skilled people residing in Australia to work can sponsor overseas workers to stay temporarily or permanently in Australia. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection introduced these visas to ensure skill gaps in the workforce are filled and Australia continues to attract skilled persons. The benefit...