New Australian Visa arrangements for Hong Kong On 9 July 2020, Prime Minister Hon Scott Morrison MP together with Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs Hon Alan Tudge MP announced new visa arrangements for Hong Kong passport holders to remain in Australia, with pathways to permanent residency.
Additional work rights for international students in Australia International student employees can now temporarily be offered more hours by Australia’s major supermarkets to help keep shelves stocked.
Changes to Australian Visas – Beginning July 2019 Significant changes to Australian immigration policies have recently been rolled out. The permanent intake threshold was cut and further drastic alterations were made. These changes begin effecting people of Australia this year.
Australian visas: What’s changing in 2019? Australia’s immigration laws have recently seen some changes that affect persons currently in the country and those looking to enter it. Immigration is always a hot topic in Australia. The country has strict immigration laws driven by popular sentiment and practical need. That they do not always engender the same types of policies is evident in the changes we are seeing or may see, this year.
Skilled visas to be processed within a week to fill temporary shortages Many businesses will have visa applications that fill temporary skills shortages approved within five business days. A government scheme to fast-track visa applications that fill temporary skills shortages will be expanded, after businesses complained the system is no longer fit for purpose.