Milestone Migration

Travel Exemptions Changing for Visiting Australians

Travel Exemptions Changing for Visiting Australians  Starting August 11, Australians who ordinarily live abroad will no longer be given automatic exemption should they plan to leave the country after coming home for a holiday or to see family and friends.   Since the government closed the border in March 2020, Australians who wish to travel internationally seek permission […]

Prospective Marriage Visas may be eligible for an inbound travel exemption.

The department’s mini COVID-19 site has confirmed today that Prospective Marriage Visa (subclass 300) holders may now be eligible for a travel exemption as long as they met the the following criteria: ✅ Subclass 300 visa application was lodged on or before August 18, 2020 ✅ Subclass 300 visa application has been granted Please ignore […]

Pearson shortens PTE Academic exam and announces its online version

Pearson, a top learning company, announces major updates on its PTE Academic products. Known as one of the leading English language proficiency exams in the world, PTE Academic is constantly being improved for both test-takers and organisations. A shortened PTE Academic exam duration. PTE Academic will be reduced from three hours down to two hours […]

Australia announces new permanent residence visa streams for Hong Kong nationals

In a statement by the federal government on Monday, about 9,000 Hong Kong nationals in Australia will have the chance to acquire permanent residence status with two new visa streams opening on March 2022. “These new visas will provide a pathway for temporary graduates and temporary skilled workers from Hong Kong currently in Australia on […]

Things to remember when travelling or sending goods to Australia during Covid-19

Quarantine rules in some Australian regions have been relaxed since November 1, leading to an influx of international travellers who are Australian citizens, permanent residents, and their immediate families. Soon enough, it will be everyone. It is important to not be complacent, especially on biosecurity laws. Here are the things to remember when travelling or […]

South West WA approved for a DAMA (Designated Area Migration Agreement)

Western Australia’s South West region will enter a five-year Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA) with the Commonwealth. This will allow employers to hire skilled workers under the Temporary Skill Shortage Visa labour agreement stream and may give opportunities for the workers to get permanent residency in Australia. Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural […]