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Extended Hours

Extended Hours

COVID-19 Extended Trading Hours We have extended our trading hours to help answer any of your visa and COVID-19 related questions. ASM is open for business and here to help. We have extended our trading hours until 9 pm, for your convenience during this uncertain...

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update UPDATED: 25th March 2020 (MIA) The Department of Home Affairs, The Government and MIA are working through issues relating to temporary visa holders attempting to find solutions. The recent measures to combat COVID-19 have been felt by all Australians:...

Coronavirus Update – Visa holders & Applicants

Coronavirus Update – Visa holders & Applicants

Coronavirus Update UPDATED: 28th February (Department of Home Affairs) The Department of Home Affairs has released some important informaiton for visa holders and visa applicants. Find out more about the below: Students in Australia Visa holders in Australia Visa...

Skilled Occupation List Review

Skilled Occupation List Review

The Australian Government has recently launched a major review into theSkilled Occupation List for Australian Migration. The Skill Occupation Lists are currently linked to the Subclass 482, 186, 187, 189, 190, 489, 491, 494 and other skilled visas. The Australian...

Federal Budget 2019

Federal Budget 2019

The 2019 Federal Budget has a number of announcements and information related to the Department of Home Affairs and the migration program that will affect visa applicants. We have detailed the major announcements and upcoming changes below: The Department has...

Temporary Parent Visa

Temporary Parent Visa

On March 1 2019, Minister Coleman announced introduction of a new five year Temporary Sponsored Parent visa. The new Subclass 870 Parent (Temporary) Visa sponsorship applications will be open for applications on 17 April 2019. A sponsorship application will need to be...

3 Year Working Holiday Visa

3 Year Working Holiday Visa

Changes to Working Holiday Visas: Increased to three years On 21st of February 2019, the Minister announced that the maximum number of Working Holiday and Work & Holiday Visas (Subclass 417 and 462) a person may hold in Australia will be increased to three. These...

Data Matching Program for Skilled Visas

Data Matching Program for Skilled Visas

Data Matching Program The Department of Home Affairs will be exchanging data with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to enhance compliance in the temporary skilled employer sponsored visa program. This data exchange will allow the Department to determine whether:...