More choice in English language testing

English test Australian immigration

Applicants for a number of visas are being given more choice in English language testing. From November this year, people applying for Temporary Graduate, Skilled, Work and Holiday and Former Resident visas will be able to provide the department with a test score from the Test of English as a […]

New Priority Processing For Certain Skilled Migration Visas

The Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Senator Chris Evans, has set new priority processing arrangements for certain Skilled Migration visas. These arrangements are designed to better address the needs of industry by targeting skills in critical need across a number of sectors. The current priority processing Direction commenced on 23 […]

More migration scams making headlines

So I’ve just been reading a story on the ABC website about a young Indian reporter who was attacked after going undercover to reveal migration and education scams The woman, who was reporting under cover for Australia’s ‘Four Corners’ program at the time, was subjected to threats during the making […]

English language Threshold Increased for International Students

Thousands of students enrolled in vocational courses like cookery and hairdressing, which till now allowed a “fast track” to permanent residency, will have to sit for a test requiring “competent” English language skills while applying to live and work in Australia. “Trades people applying to live and work in Australia […]