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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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Labour Market Testing for TSS Visa

If an Australian business is planning to sponsor you, they may need to carry out labour market testing (LMT) first. This means advertising the position so that Australians have the chance to apply before you nominate someone else. You might think listing a job on their company Facebook page or website is enough, but it’s not! Employers need to be very careful with LMT or risk a refusal. The Government has made it clear what meets their LMT requirements, and what won’t cut the mustard. LMT is a requirement for the TSS visa (482), which replaced the 457 visa earlier […]

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