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Month: January 2019

What’s in a name?

So we’ve been asked a few times recently ‘What is behind your company name TranQuill’? Well this is simple really and it stems from the fact that Owen Harris, owner/head lawyer/registered migration agent here at our company is also a notary public and therefore the ‘Quill’ element of our company name harcs back to the …

What’s new in Australian Immigration law for 2019? – PART 3 (bring the parents)

Are you an Australian resident migrant who is missing your parents? Well, plans are in the pipeline to ease this pain (for a cost). The Australian government is planning to introduce new 3 and 5 year visas that will allow parents of Australian citizens and permanent residents to join their adult children here. According to …

What’s new in Australian Immigration law for 2019? – PART 2 (taxes)

This year the ATO (Australian Tax Office) is going to get tough on people who are not paying their employees correctly, and this includes employer-sponsored migrants. It is understood that the department will obtaining the TFN (tax file numbers) of everyone on a 457/482 TSS visa and cross-referencing it with current tax records to make …

What’s new in Australian Immigration law for 2019? – PART 1 (partner visas)

There are a lot of changes afoot in the world of Australian Immigration Law. 2019 will be a busy year. Over the next few posts we will highlight some of the changes that are likely to occur and how they may affect you: Starting with the partner visa – we have previously talked about the …