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Reloc8 Asia Pacific Country Briefings – Australia

2019-04-09T04:45:41+00:00December 9th, 2018|

This focused and relevant webinar covers the information international assignees, their families, and those supporting them, find most useful as they commence their relocation to Australia. Topics covered include:Country BackgroundVisa and Work PermitsHousing (Costs, Availability, Formalities, Surprises etc)Cultural Surprises for new arrivalsPlease click on the link to listen to the webinar -https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4410625319381409282 [...]

Webinar : Finding A Job – Challenges for Accompanying Partners

2019-04-05T02:56:51+00:00October 9th, 2018|

Unlike many countries in Asia, accompanying partners are eligible to work in Australia and many expect to do so. However,accompanying partners often experience disappointment and frustration in their efforts to find work that matches their skills and experience. This is often due tolack of knowledge on how the jobs market works here. Earlier this month [...]

Tight rental markets generating big rent increases in Melbourne and Canberra

2019-04-05T02:56:52+00:00October 7th, 2018|

Latest capital city rental data for apartments affirms the link between vacancy rates and rent increases. It seems a logical outcome of the working of supply and demand, however this is not always the case. In the latest available data (March quarter of 2018) Melbourne, Hobart and Canberra experienced low rates of rental property availability [...]

Visa Update Webinar 26 July 2018

2019-06-04T10:02:55+00:00August 7th, 2018|

In today’s webinar Sue Stinson provides an update on some key business visa issues including: Labor Market Testing Skilling Australia Fund Genuine Temporary Entrant Visitor visas – business visitor stream Global Talent Programme Current processing times To listen to the webinar please follow the link below: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/4525152646723205891 If you would like a copy of the [...]

The hiatus in visa processing and impact on PR applications

2019-04-05T02:56:52+00:00June 7th, 2018|

Backgound: Profound changes to the business visa regime were announced in April 2017, some with immediate effect and some to take effect in 2018. The Government has discontinued the sub-class 457 visa that had been in operation since 1996, and replaced it with a “Temporary Skills Shortage” (TSS) visa from March 2018. On [...]

Visa update: Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) visa regime

2019-04-05T02:56:52+00:00May 10th, 2018|

Backgound: Profound changes to the business visa regime were announced in April 2017, some with immediate effect and some to take effect in 2018. The Government has discontinued the sub-class 457 visa that had been in operation since 1996, and replaced it with a “Temporary Skills Shortage” (TSS) visa from March 2018. On [...]