Migration News


Further Changes to 188 Visas

January 11, 2022

Over the last two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the necessity of being able to adapt as situations quickly change and develop. Australia’s migration systems have not been exempt from this, and as a result, the Department of Home Affairs has released additional, and significant, changes to the 188 visa framework in recent months.…

Changes to 188 and 888 Visas

February 9, 2021

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been changes to the criteria for many visa types in recent months. One category of visas which has been impacted by these changes is the Business Innovation and Investment class. The Subclass 888 visa has been amended, to provide concessions to visa applicants who are on a…

Recent changes to combined list of eligible skilled occupations

April 8, 2019

On 11 March 2019, the Department of Home Affairs made changes to the list of eligible skilled occupations for Australia’s skilled visa programs. These updates are effective immediately, and have been made in response to the changes in the skills needs of the Australian labour market. The changes include: 36 occupations being added to the…