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STUDENT VISA APPLICATIONS REACH PEAK PERIOD, NEW COST OF ANNUAL LIVING AMOUNTS REQUIREMENT AND VISA DECLARATION

[:en]                  PEAK PERIOD Every year between January and April is the peak period for student visa applications due to most of the courses being finished from November to December and the student visa expiring in the following February to March.  The Department of Home Affairs reminds applicant…

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DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION AND BORDER PROTECTION CHANGED ITS NAME TO DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS 

[:en]          12/23/2017 Do you know the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection has changed its name to Department of Home Affairs on 20 December 2017? Now, if you need to know any matters in relations to Australian visa, citizenship or immigration, you need to use this new website (https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/Trav) instead…

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NO MORE PAPER APPLICATION ACCEPTABLE FOR PARTNER AND PROSPECTIVE MARRIAGE VISA

[:zh] 从2017年11月18日起,澳洲移民局已不会接受纸章书面申请伴侣(820/309)和未婚夫妻签证(PMV)。 •这两类签证必须要网上提交申请。 •2017年11月17日以后任何澳洲办事处,服务交付伙伴,海外使领馆收到的书面申请将被视为无效。 •2017年11月17日之后提交的书面申请将被退回给申请人。 •申请人将被要求重新在网上提交该签证申请并附上有关证明文件。 •如果申请人已经预支了该书面申请,申请人将需要撤销其付款。  [:hu]  從2017年11月18日起,澳洲移民局已不會接受紙章書面申請伴侶(820/309)和未婚夫妻簽證(PMV)。 •這兩類簽證必須要網上提交申請。 •2017年11月17日以後任何澳洲辦事處,服務交付夥伴,海外使領館收到的書面申請將被視為無效。 •2017年11月17日之後提交的書面申請將被退回給申請人。 •申請人將被要求重新在網上提交該簽證申請並附上有關證明文件。 •如果申請人已經預支了該書面申請,申請人將需要撤銷其付款。[:en]    From 18 November 2017, the Department of Immigration would not accept applicants lodging a paper application for the Partner (820/309) and Prospective Marriage Visa (PMV), therefore   • Partner and PMV visas must be lodged online.   • Paper applications…

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VICTORIA-TEMPORARY CLOSURE FOR ENGINEERING AND BUILDING OCCUPATIONS

[:en]  Due to a large volume of visa nomination applications received, applications for engineering and building occupations on the Visa Nomination Occupation List for Victoria will not be accepted from 16 October 2017 to 12 January 2018. Applicants who hold an offer of employment in Victoria in their nominated occupation or meet the streamlined PhD or 457 pathways are not affected by…

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ACT IS NOW CLOSED TO OVERSEAS APPLICANTS AND QLD HAS CLOSED NOMINATION FOR CERTAIN OCCUPATIONS

[:zh][spacer height=”20px”] [spacer height=”20px”] 澳洲首都堪培拉ACT于2017年8月23日暂时关闭SC190签证提名海外人士的申请。但如果您在海外人士,却与堪培拉有亲密关系(如有家庭或正式工作机会);或者您已经在澳洲首都大学完成博士学位,如果您符合其他申请要求,您仍然可以申请澳洲首都提名。 如果您已经在2017年8月23日之前提交了申请并支付了申请费,申请将按排队顺序处理。堪培拉居民 – 如果您住在堪培拉,您可以在符合提名标准后立即申请ACT 190提名。 对于昆士兰州,由于申请量过大之故,以下职业从2017年8月21日起暂停提名。 221111 Accountant (general) 261311 Analyst Programmer 263111 Computer Network & systems Engineer 262111 Database Administrator 261312 Developer Programmer 261111 ICT Business Analyst 313112 ICT Customer Support Officer 263211 ICT Quality Assurance Engineer 262112 ICT Security Specialist 263212 ICT Support Engineer 263213 ICT Systems Test Engineer…

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DO YOU KNOW THERE ARE 9 OCCUPATION LISTS NOW?

[:en]  From 1 July 2017, there are actually 9 occupation lists rather than 2 occupation lists. In the past, if you wanted to apply for an Australian skill or work visa, you would refer to the Skilled Occupation List(SOL) or Consolidated Skill Occupation List(CSOL), there were only two lists. Since the announcement from the Australian…

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2017-2018 MEDIUM LONG TERM SKILLED SHORTAGE LIST UPDATED

[:en]   The above list is revised and updated from the Department of Immigration and Border Security. For details please check from the Department’s website or through here. This list will be revised by the Department of Education and Training (DET) each year. The 12 removed occupations include  149915 Equipment Hire Manager  149411 Fleet Manager …