Points System Resumption Pushed Back
August 5, 2022
Buried very deeply last week in what appeared to be an unrelated press release from New Zealand’s Minister of Immigration was something of a bombshell. Or, if not a bombshell, a minor explosion. And if not a minor explosion possibly only a firecracker going off. Typically for our government it left the industry wondering what...
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One of the questions I am most frequently asked in my online seminars is what...
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Work Visa Nightmares
‘New Zealand has taken another significant step forward in our Reconnecting plan today, as work...
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Who are we?
I’m talking about Australians, not in an existential sense but rather the composition of Australian...
July 15, 2022
A Question for the new minister
A few days ago the National Party spokesperson on Immigration, Erica Stanford, asked me if...
July 8, 2022
Easing my Migration hangover
Today is New Year’s day in Australian migration terms. 1 July marks the commencement of...
July 1, 2022
Skilled Migrants Points Systems on it’s way
The new points based system for skilled migrants has been announced. Indirectly. Well, sort of....
June 24, 2022
Anything but Immigration (or Golf)
I personally didn’t think playing golf three days in a row on the Queen’s birthday...
June 17, 2022
It’s raining jobs in NZ and AUS
It’s raining jobs in New Zealand. It’s pouring jobs in Australia. Recruiters are saying they...
June 16, 2022
Liberal Urban Women Demanding Climate Action Swing Australian Election
On 21 May Australia elected our fourth Labor government (since 1949) and inflicted a humiliating...
June 2, 2022
How long is a piece of string, really?
For those of you in the age demographic closer to my own you may remember...
May 27, 2022
Perception is Reality
In the last couple of days I received two emails from clients which prompted me...
May 20, 2022
NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa – Part 2
Two weeks ago I wrote a piece on what we know about the New Zealand...
May 13, 2022
Hold the line
I was prompted to write this blog by an email from a client in South...
May 6, 2022
Accredited Employer Work Visas
In four weeks time any employer that wishes to employ migrants will be required to...
April 29, 2022
The Upcoming Australian Election
A pandemic, war in Europe, and more locally, bush fires and floods – it doesn’t...
April 22, 2022