Breaking News: Visa 408 & COVID-19

GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES NEW VISA OPTION FOR TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS The Department of Home Affairs is in the process of introducing a new visa stream for temporary visa holders who are impacted by the coronavirus. As of today, 6 April 2020, a new...

Employer Sponsored Visas and COVID-19

Be careful laying off staff who hold sponsored employment visas during the COVID-19 era. Businesses that employ sponsored visa holders may need to consider redundancies, the reduction of employee hours, shifting employees into different roles, and putting staff on...

Criminal Charges and Your Visa

The Department of Home Affairs is attempting to deal with a broad range of issues that are all arising urgently as the Corona Virus continues to wreak havoc on all aspects of daily life. As a result, there are some areas where there is no clear guidance about how...

Covid-19 and Your Visa

In this difficult time, Coronavirus is affecting many aspects of our lives. Temporary visa holders and visa applicants need to carefully consider their obligations regarding the following: • Health check requirements • Personal identifier requirements • Visa expiry...