The Government is increasing the base visa application charge (VAC) for all visa subclasses, with the exception of the Visitor (subclass 600) visa, by 5.4 per cent from 1 July 2019.
QLD Immigration are now taking online bookings for our Immigration Consultations in Mackay Queensland.
BSMQ has received additional quota for the Skilled Program and is re-opening the ‘Working in Queensland’ and ‘Masters’ and ‘PhD’ Queensland Skilled Occupation Lists from Thursday, 18 April 2019. Once this quota has been filled the program will close again until July 2019.
Applicants must be ONSHORE only.
The new Temporary Sponsored Parent visa could be available from 17/04/2019. Sponsors will need to have a combined taxable income of at least $83,454.80. More details to follow.
Reciprocal Work and Holiday arrangements between Greece and Australia will commence on 01/07/2019.
Under the arrangement, 500 places will be made available in each country annually for Greek and Australian citizens between 18 and 30 to live and work abroad for 12 months.
The new five year sponsored parent visa, the Subclass 870 Parent (Temporary) Visa, will be open for application on 17 April 2019.
Parents will be able to stay for up to five years at a time without departing and the Department has announced that up to 15,000 per year will be granted.
- Sponsorship application: $420
- Visa application charge: $5,000 for 3 years duration, $10,000 for five years duration
Other features include:
- No Balance of Family test will be applied
- ‘No work’ conditions will be applied
- Require health insurance
- Must provide evidence of access to funds
For more information, contact QLD Immigration on 0409 273 192.
Queensland State Nomination Program is CLOSED for all skilled visas. BSMQ will re-open in the new financial year (1st July).
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Queensland is temporarily suspending issuing new invitations for the following visas under the Business Innovation and Investment Program from 02/01/2019. BSMQ are not accepting any new EOI’s submitted from this date.
The visa subclasses suspended include:
- 188 – Business Innovation (188A), Investor (188B)
- 188 Significant Investor (SIV or 188C)
- 188 Entrepreneur (188E),
- 132 – Significant Business History (132 SBH)
- 132 -Venture Capital Entrepreneur.