True Blue Migration Agents Blog

Trades Skill Assessment – Major Update

    Many people are surprised at just how difficult it is to obtain a positive skill assessment. If you’ve been working as a self-employed plumber for the last few years then your assessment should be a breeze, right? WRONG! You need to meet strict requirements regarding the level and timing of your qualification and nature of your work experience. We’re contacted every week by people who have failed a trade skill assessment for one reason or another. Very often they’ve lodged the application themselves, without the guidance of an experienced migration agent and have fallen short of the strict […]


State sponsorship in Victoria

If you’re planning to move to Australia but don’t meet the requirements for an independent skilled visa then State sponsorship in Victoria could be the answer.   How does it work in Victoria? The Victorian Government can nominate eligible overseas workers, provided they meet a set criteria and have skills required by the State. It’s important to note that a Government nomination is not an actual visa application, you will still need to apply for a visa via the normal channel once you have been nominated. A State nomination simply boosts your application, giving you a better chance of success. […]


15 Great Reasons to Move to Australia

We know what you’re thinking: ‘Jeez, living in Aus is my dream, but if I’m going to do it I need some facts, some stats, some info so I know exactly where I’mgoing to live, and what I’m going to do workwise.’ Well we’re all about helping people here at True Blue Migration, whether it’s handling the visa application process or moving to our amazing cities like Sydney and Melbourne. We’ve put together some handy facts and figures in the graphic below to give you some useful information when making your decision, and some of them are so enticing you may […]


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