The Australian Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485) is a visa that allows international students who have recently graduated from an Australian university to live, work, and study in Australia for up to 4 years. The 485 visa is a popular option for international students who want to gain work experience in Australia or who are considering applying for permanent residency.
Ministerial Direction 100 which is now effective includes several important changes to Skilled Migration visa priorities, reflecting the government’s policy focus with emphasis on getting more skilled workers into the economy faster. The new Processing Priority is as follows: Note: Within each visa subclass or stream, priority is given to visa applications where the primary […]
You have just completed your last semester exam having worked hard for the last three years to gain a degree at an Australian University. You are excited about the opportunities to work in your dream job after you graduate but your excitement may soon turn into disappointment when you realise that you are not eligible for the work visa you thought you could apply for.
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The Japan Times and other media report new legislation enacted by Japan’s parliament (Diet) increasing lower skilled foreign worker arrivals may expose more workers to exploitation already suffered by foreign workers, under the present Technical Interim Training Program (TITP).