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Month: March 2019

Is it about to get harder to get permanent residency in Australia?

According to sources, the number of permanent migrants accepted into Australia each year is expected to be capped at 160,000, 30,000 fewer than previous targets. Some people feel this may have come in the wake of the attacks in Christchurch, but Scott Morrison denies this. If you are worried about the new announcements and how …

Can the Australian PM lure people away from the big cities?

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his government are trying to persuade skilled migrants away from the nation’s largest cities with a new visa requiring them to spend at least three years in regional Australia as a condition of seeking permanent residency. Last financial year, out of the 111,000 skilled migrants who were granted visas, …

Are you SURE you can travel overseas on your current passport?

Off to Fiji for some rest and relaxation? Going to Europe on the trip of a lifetime? If you are going on an overseas trip in the near future, you are no doubt excited and have everything planned right down to the clothes you will be wearing each day. But have you double checked your …

Refugee footballer now officially an Australian Citizen

Refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi has become an Australian citizen after a ceremony in Melbourne. The Bahrain-born player took the oath at Melbourne’s Federation Square on Tuesday along with 200 others from 44 different countries. After enduring months of peril, Hakeem al-Araibi says he finally feels safe.  “I am very happy to get citizen. Finally no …

ANU student/staff discount on TranQuill visa consultation fees – Short time only!

For those who don’t know us – we’d love to get to know you! TranQuill are a migration law firm based in University Avenue, Canberra, so very close to ANU campus. To celebrate all the wonderful students who help make Canberra what it is we have a special offer for you. For a short time …

ANU International students at capacity

Source: Australian Financial Review The vice chancellor of The Australian National University said that while Australian universities relied on international students, research would suffer if numbers continued to grow. Professor Brian Schmidt said he had decided not to grow ANU any larger which meant limiting the number of international as well as domestic students. This …