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How Do I Choose the Right Immigration Lawyer?

A decision to move to or stay in another country is a Really. Big. Deal.    You’ve read all there is you can online.  You’ve read our previous article on whether you need an immigration lawyer at all.  You’ve thought about all the potential ramifications if, gulp, it all goes horribly wrong (we have some articles […]

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Major Shake-Up to Regional Visas

Subclass 489 Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa to be replaced by Subclass 491 Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa on 16 November 2019. Like the 489 visa, the 491 will be a points-based regional visa requiring sponsorship by a state, territory or family. Subclass 187 Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) to be replaced, in part, by Subclass […]

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New Temporary Parent Visa to be Income Tested

From 17 April 2019 the Department of Home Affairs will start accepting applications to sponsor parents for the new Temporary Sponsored Parent visa. Sponsors will need to have a taxable income of at least $83,454.80 in the most recently completed taxable income year. 

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Do You Even Need an Immigration Lawyer?

You fancy yourself as being pretty switched on.  You do your own tax return each year.    You’re one of those people who actually enjoys filling in the form for the Census when it comes around (no judgement, I am also one of those people).  And a visa application is really just a bunch of forms […]

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