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Avoid Refusal – 7 Reasons to Use a Migration Agent

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With visa refusals up 46%, getting professional help with your application has never been more important. War is being waged. It was revealed last week that visa refusals are up by a staggering 46% in 2017/19, compared to the previous year. In an interview with the Today Show, Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said he’s focusing on “fraudulent claims” and “restoring integrity” to Australia’s border. That may well be the case, but plenty of legitimate applications are also being impacted by this increased scrutiny. The last time Australia’s immigration intake was this low, John Howard was our Prime Minister. We’re […]

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TSS Visa Processing Times

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  The TSS visa replaced the 457 visa earlier this year and the True Blue Migration team has already lodged several applications. Our agents are seeing much faster TSS visa processing times than the 457 visa, with some nominations coming through in just a day. If you’re planning to apply for a TSS visa in the near future, you’ll no doubt be wondering how long it takes and what you can do to speed up the process. Labour Marketing Testing is a Priority A nomination can’t be lodged until labour market testing has been done. At present, the job must be advertised […]

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10 GIFs That Prove Living in Australia is Awesome

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As a leading migration agent in Melbourne, True Blue is well placed to offer some valuable insight into what it’s like to live here. So without further ado, and with our tongues firmly in our cheeks, we present 10 reasons why Australia is awesome, as told by GIFs. The weather is glorious… all the time (Image courtesy of: Trip.me) Okay, so this may not be entirely true, but Australia is known for being incredibly warm pretty much all year round. While some countries find themselves slowly drowning in rainwater for 51 weeks out of 52, the Australians get to enjoy […]

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