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"Australia really has been the land of opportunity for me, I have thrown myself into life here and haven’t looked back."
"Australia really has been the land of opportunity for me, I have thrown myself into life here and haven’t looked back."
Toni Telfer
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"I would like to say, that it worked out for me. I had tremendous support from my parents, brother and Mehlika’s family, to whom I simply owe my life. They are the Catalyst for our migration journey to Australia."
"I would like to say, that it worked out for me. I had tremendous support from my parents, brother and Mehlika’s family, to whom I simply owe my life. They are the Catalyst for our migration journey to Australia."
Shiva Rethinam
"Although I have chosen to make my home here, as all immigrants will tell you, you never forget where you came from."
"Although I have chosen to make my home here, as all immigrants will tell you, you never forget where you came from."
Chani Fletcher
"Growing up as the eldest of four with parents from a non-English speaking background, I’ve had to grow up early and be a self-starter at a young age."
"Growing up as the eldest of four with parents from a non-English speaking background, I’ve had to grow up early and be a self-starter at a young age."
Phi Vo
Australian Election Overview 2022 - Immigration
Original Publication Date - 18/05/2022 - In anticipation of the Federal election on Saturday, 21 May 2022, we look at the immigration policies from each political party and provide a snapshot of what it could mean for businesses looking to sponsor skilled workers
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Australia fully re-opened
Original Publication Date - 09/03/2022 - After a long wait, Australia has fully re-opened for travellers – here is your handy guide to what the ‘new normal’ looks like and current requirements for entry.
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Top three issues with Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) work visa applications
Original Publication Date - 14/02/2022 - It’s easy to get it wrong with employer sponsored visa applications. In this article, we look at the top three requirements that employers don’t always get right when it comes to TSS visa applications.
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The Great Resignation - Workforce Planning and Immigration
Original Publication Date - 02/02/2022 -The closure of international borders and imposition of travel restrictions resulting from the global pandemic have led to many employers in Australia having to deal with ongoing skills shortages in various industry sectors within Australia that simply cannot be met by the local labour market.
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Update on Travel Restrictions: COVID-19 - Omicron Variant
Original Publication Date - 29/11/2021 - Travellers who have been in South Africa, Lesotho, Eswatini, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Seychelles, Mozambique, or Malawi in the last 14 days are not permitted to enter Australia, even if they hold a travel exemption, eligible visa or are seeking to enter under a Safe Travel Zone arrangement.
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Update on Travel Exemptions
Publication Date - 23/11/2021 - Over the weekend, the Australian government made an announcement, in a sign that the Australian international border is easing as Australian vaccination rates increase.
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Toni's Migration Journey
I am a bit of a citizen of the world, having been born in Germany to army parents. I grew up in England, Scotland and then mostly Ireland before a brief sojourn in Italy and a two year pit stop in Greece.
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The Ted Lasso Guide to Immigration
Publication Date - 09/11/2021 Ted Lasso. The man of biscuits. The man of belief.
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Shiva's Migration Journey
I came to study in Australia on a student visa and completed my Masters with Honours in Media production (Film and TV) specializing in sound production at Griffith University, Brisbane QLD Australia.
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