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When can I start working for my new employer?

I received an enquiry earlier this week from a prospective client and holder of a temporary 457 visa. He had had been contacted by another employer wanting to employ him, and sponsor his permanent regional visa application. Exciting times indeed. My prospective client...

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Defusing a ticking bomb – tick…tick…tick…

Following my previous blog posted late last year about visa applicants’ changed circumstances, I received a follow up enquiry from Richard (not his real name). Richard was a secondary visa applicant for a permanent skilled (subclass 190) visa which had been granted in...

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AHOY! Warning to the Un-Informed….

Did you know when you take a “round-trip” holiday cruise, the Immigration Department does not consider you to have left Australia? I was recently contacted by a distraught Australian citizen whose parents were informed as they were departing Australia for a short...

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Temporary Sponsored Parent visa….. Progress report

With three sitting weeks remaining in 2017, the clock is ticking for the Senate to approve the Bill enabling a new Temporary Sponsored Parent visa to come into effect. As part of the Turnbull Coalition Government’s 2016 election commitment, the new visa will allow...

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Protect your profits – Hire legal workers

It is the responsibility of all Australian employers to employ, refer and contract legal workers. Employer sanctions. Employers face infringements or civil penalties if they allow illegal work regardless of whether they knew someone was an illegal worker. This...

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7 BIGGEST mistakes couples make

Partner visa applications may seem straightforward. However, the applicable legislation is complex and there are many subtleties most visa applicants and their sponsors would be unaware of. All visa applicants and their sponsors must demonstrate to the Department of...

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Top 4 tips that make YOU more employable

Continuing the theme of my previous blog about how to get a job in Australia, I would like to offer the following top 4 skills that will make you more employable. In today's business environment, technical skills are taken as given, and that it's the soft skills that...

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