1. Permanent Employer Sponsorship Update - November 2017

November 15, 2017

The Department of Immigration has previously announced changes to the requirements for ENS and RSMS permanent employer sponsored visas which will apply from March 2018. Further details have become available on the grandfathering provisions which will apply to current 457 holders who are applying for ENS and RSMS. Changes have also been made to the RSMS postcodes with the Perth Metropolitan Area now excluded from the RSMS program.

2. Australian Citizenship FAQs - October 2017

October 24, 2017

The Australian Government's proposed legislation to amend the requirements for citizenship lapsed on 18 October. As a result, applications for citizenship are being assessed against the previous requirements for residence, including the old residence requirement. Changes may affect applications lodged on or after 1 July 2018, so we recommend you apply for citizenship prior to this date if possible. Read More