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Inside track: Immigration

22 July 2019

#Immigration Law

Inside track: Immigration

In the media

Migrants don’t actually threaten Australian workers’ jobs, new analysis reveals
Temporary skilled migrants have not displaced Australian workers despite fears immigrants threaten the local job market, new analysis by an independent economic organisation has revealed. Research by the CEDA has also shown immigration has not harmed the earnings of local workers (15 July 2019).  More...

'Bordering on ludicrous': Government wants new email addresses two days before they are changed
Parents brought to Australia on a new reunion visa can be deported if they fail to tell the Government they changed their email addresses, user name or online profile (17 July 2019).  More...

In practice and courts

Important Changes to Victoria's Business Innovation & Investor Program
From 22 July 2019, you will be able to lodge a nomination application for Business Innovation and Investor Program (BIIP) visas without having to wait for an invitation from Victoria. There will also be new nomination criteria for some BIIP visas from 22 July 2019 onwards.  More...

NSW skilled nomination migration (190) open in 2019-20
Some occupations on the NSW 190 Priority Occupation List are now subject to an additional requirement for nomination by NSW. To be considered for NSW selection, candidates must meet minimum eligibility requirements listed here. The 2019/2020 list has been published at Industry NSW Website (17 July 2019).  More...

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Rachel Drew

Rachel Drew

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Brisbane

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Rebecca Macmillan

Rebecca Macmillan

Registered Migration Agent

Cairns

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