IMMIGRATION BLOG

Skilled Migrant

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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
Iain MacLeod
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Hold the line

I was prompted to write this blog by an email from a client in South...
May 6, 2022
Myer Lipschitz
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I am not buying it if it’s not on the list

These words are frequently muttered by my wife as she leaves the house on her...
March 25, 2022
Myer Lipschitz
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Recognition of Prior Learning

I’m often asked whether one needs a qualification for the purposes of securing permanent residence...
April 9, 2021
Myer Lipschitz
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What Makes A Skilled Migrant?

If we accept that Covid 19 and the resulting Australian and New Zealand border closures...
March 19, 2021
Myer Lipschitz
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Skilled Migrant Review Announced

Last week I wrote a piece speculating on what the outcome of next month’s review...
February 25, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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If You Lose It

A significant number of people apply for permanent resident visas for Australia but fail to...
February 8, 2021
Myer Lipschitz
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A Good News Bad News Story

I am not sure if this is the good news or bad news story. It...
October 16, 2020
Iain MacLeod
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Reading Between The Lines

Last Friday something very strange happened. At the same time as the Government released a...
September 11, 2020
Iain MacLeod
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Community Coronavirus Returns

I guess it couldn’t last, as much as we all had planned and hoped it...
August 14, 2020
Iain MacLeod
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A Stunning Admission From INZ

Last week I wrote that INZ had all but admitted that in addition to their...
July 20, 2020
Iain MacLeod
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Skilled Migrant Backlog Explained

What is really going on with the skilled migrant category and the ever growing backlog...
July 3, 2020
Iain MacLeod
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Skilled Migrant Processing Time – Update

Two weeks ago I wrote a blog which explained how the immigration department is allocating...
January 31, 2020
Iain MacLeod
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Is The Skilled Migrant Pass Mark Set To Increase?

Of late, and very publicly, the Immigration Department has been blaming the blow out in...
October 4, 2019
Iain MacLeod
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Time Is Your Enemy

Time is every migrant’s enemy. I trot this very good advice out consultation after consultation,...
October 12, 2018
Iain MacLeod