Changes to Partner Visa processing

Partner Visa - Confused and Stressed

Partner Visa News: Just announced The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has announced that the following will impact on processing TIMES. Processing of onshore partner visas is no longer allocated by month of lodgement Priority to be given to low-risk, fully complete, applications that immediately satisfy Partner criteria Read More here To understand how […]

Government increases offshore Visa fees from July 1 2015

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Australian Government increasing Offshore Partner Visa and Prospective Marriage fees by over 32% from July 1st 2015 Lodging off shore (outside of Australia) PARTNER VISA CHARGES * Provisional and permanent partner visas – for the main applicant currently $4,630 increased to $6,865 For applications lodged on or after the 1st of July, 2015 the Visa […]

Partner Visa Price Increase – 1 January 2015

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Breaking NEWS Australian Government increasing Partner Visa fees by 50% from January 1st 2015 PARTNER VISA CHARGES * Provisional and permanent partner visas – currently $3085 increased to $4627.50 * Prospective marriage visa – currently $3085 increased to $4627.50 * Temporary and permanent partner visas – currently $4575 increased $6865.50 Further information can be found […]

Australian Working holiday visa, Who is my Employer? How long can I work for them?

417 working holiday Visa and 462 Work and holiday Visa

Are you on a 417 Working Holiday Visa or a 462 Work and Holiday Visa? I know that you are probably working hard, playing hard and enjoying your time in Australia! Have you ever wondered what the 6 month work restriction really means? As you know, the purpose of the working holiday visa is to have […]

Work and Holiday Visa Israel and Australia coming soon

Israel Work and Holiday Visa, Working Holiday Visa

Work and Holiday Visa between Israel and Australia Announced. Do you want to Work and have a Holiday in Israel? Do you live in Israel, and want to Work and Holiday in Australia? The Australian and Israeli Government have recently signed an agreement. This agreement will let 500 Australians and 500 Israelis aged between 18 and 30 years […]

Aged Parent Window of opportunity

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NEWSFLASH Family Migration Window of opportunity Would you love your Aged Parent(s) to be in Australia for Christmas!! and then stay? Having extended family members in your life and the lives of your children can help you build a strong, healthy family. Your aged parents can now join you and your family here in Australia. […]

What is an Aged Parent

Do you want to bring your parent to Australia? If you have an aged parent, there is a small 6 month window where you can bring them to Australia with out the expense of a Contributory Parent Visa. This window now appears to have been extended, but could close at any time. Contact us now […]

Australia and Poland sign a work and holiday agreement

Poland Work and Holiday Visa

Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash (Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection) has today announced a reciprocal work and holiday visa arrangement has been signed with Poland. This arrangement will allow 200 young Polish and 200 young Australians per year to holiday, engage in short term work and study in each other’s countries. The work and […]

Former Migration Agent arrested and charged with migration fraud – Fraudulent Partner Visa

Dodgy Migration agent arrested

It is reported by the Courier Mail that a MIGRATION agent and his wedding celebrant wife are to face up to 10 years in jail. They have been charged over an alleged visa scam which saw Indian students paying for bogus marriages to Australian women and fraudulent Partner Visa applications. Indian-Born Chetan Mohanlal Mashru and […]

Illegal Maritime Arrivals – Changes to processing for family stream visa applications

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DIBP Announce changes to processing for family stream visa applications who’s sponsors were  Illegal Maritime Arrivals.   Today the Department of Immigration and Boarder Protection (DIBP) has announced that it is changing the processing priority of family stream visa applicants who’s sponsors are classified as Illegal Maritime Arrivals (IMA’s). This change in processing priority effects […]

Migration Australia WA provides private immigration advice and representation. Migration Australia WA is not affiliated with the Australian Government. All decisions for granting a visa remain with the relevant Government Authority (Department of immigration and Citizenship) subject to the applicant lodging a valid visa application and meeting the relevant criteria for that visa.