Brain Gain!

South Australia may finally be seeing a reversal of its historically problematic ‘brain drain’ (the loss of its best and most talented to other states and even other parts of the world). South Australia’s COVID-19 response has, so far, been incredibly successful in...

Powers of the Department of Home Affairs

It is crucial to consider your visa circumstances when seeking assistance for criminal matters. Any sentence of imprisonment (suspended or immediate) longer than twelve months can trigger the cancellation of your visa. If you have been charged with an offence, seek...

Bridging Visas and COVID-19

We have become aware that many visa holders who have visas expiring are receiving advice that by allowing their visa to expire and then transitioning to a Bridging Visa E, they avoid the need to pay visa application fees and will be given work rights while they wait...