True Blue Migration Agents Blog

186 Visa or 187 Visa?

  When it comes to Australian permanent residency visas, the 186 visa and 187 RSMS (Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme) visa are similar in that both require employer sponsorship. However, there are several differences between the two and it’s advisable to carefully weigh these up or seek the advice of a Registered Migration Agent before choosing which to apply for. You can read more about both visa types on our website, but here is a summary of the main differences. Working in a regional area One of the main differences between the 186 visa and 187 visa is that the 187 […]


Brexit Blues? Migrate to Australia

Brexit Tea by frankieleon is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last month, you’ll know that Britain has voted to leave the European Union, David Cameron has quit and the UK has gained its second ever female Prime Minister. In a further twist of Shakespearean proportions, Boris Johnson has landed the position of Foreign Secretary. It’s been a whirlwind few weeks in Blighty. Despite petitions for a second vote, protests across the country and Sir Bob Geldof’s best efforts, it looks like a nasty divorce is on the cards within the next two years. For almost 50% of Britons, this is not […]


Working Holiday Visa – Tax Time Bomb

Australian tax reforms mean you’re going to lose A LOT of money… For many young people, the Australian Working Holiday Visa is a rite of passage. It’s an opportunity to venture out into the world and earn a few bob whilst soaking up the sun and meeting new people. Some people return home, some apply for a second Working Holiday Visa and some are offered sponsorship by an Australian employer. One thing that most Working Holiday Makers have in common – until now – is benefiting from a generous annual tax-free threshold of $18,200. But all that’s about to change… […]


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