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Alternative to State Sponsorship

Alternative to State Sponsorship EOI is a system where you can only express your interest but invitation depends upon the other party: immigration or state. When the Expression of Interest (EOI) started, my first observation was: what if you express your interest but are never invited. You need to maintain a visa for a long […]

Replacement of the 457 Visa

457 Changes 457 have been chopped for now by swiping changes; it will be abolished overtime with a new Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa system form March 2018. Some suggest the changes are not as significant as it has been reported at the media release. They might be right in suggesting it to be political […]

Changing State Sponsorship

Changing State Sponsorship State Sponsorship has changed and in fact, it is no more the state sponsorship as it is supposed to be. It is the same thing as the SkillSelect itself, in the sense that both are the selection based invitation process. Both have the same principle and procedure, the only difference is you […]

Planning Residency Journey

PR Struggles Gone are the days when you can pass the final exams and then start to think how and when you are going to obtain permanent residency. The rules, then, were not changing as frequently and the decision would be quicker. Once qualified, residency could be granted in less than a week with merely […]


IELTS 6? Yes! The rules have changed regarding IELTS for Temporary Graduate Visa Subclass 485 (popularly known as TR). This is the best and positive sign that we have seen in years. Be Careful! However, because as of now, it may not apply to you personally. DIBP has changed its requirement regarding IELTS for TR […]

Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) Requirement

Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) Requirement This is based on the Ministerial Direction at the time which will assess students based on their circumstances in home country or at the time of visa application, their immigration history among others. Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) Requirement is one of the measures which the government uses to determine and […]