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Coronavirus and Temporary Visa Holders

Coronavirus and Temporary Visa Holders

Coronavirus and Temporary Visa Holders The Australian Government is carrying forward initiatives to assist temporary visa holders during the coronavirus crisis. These initiatives aim to provide some flexibility in relation to further visa applications and adjust visa...

482 Visa Holders Affected by Coronavirus

482 Visa Holders Affected by Coronavirus

457 & 482 Visa Holders & Coronavirus The major groups of sponsored visa holders have 457 and 482 visas. The conditions on these two visas are similar but not identical. Both visas have cancellation provisions where employment is terminated. But both also allow...

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...