Island Fever is causing a brain drain that will harm Australia
As someone who grew up in Vanuatu, I know a thing or two about island fever, and right now, Australia is suffering from it. I’m talking about the psychological distress, dysfunction, or disorder that causes abnormal thoughts and feelings when you realise you’re going nowhere. COVID has caused many of us to suffer this affliction. […]
Immigration and COVID-19 – an opportunity for change and reform
From an original 17 occupations on the Priority Skilled Migration Occupation List (PMSOL) there are now 41 as of this week. This includes occupations such as Accountant, Chef, Software Engineer and Construction Project Manager. With the new budget and figures in place for skilled migration for the upcoming 2021 to 2022 program year, what it […]
Also known as the Global Talent Independent Program, the number of places were tripled in this year’s budget for only the second year this has existed. The areas this program targets are: AgTech Space and Advanced Manufacturing FinTech Energy and Mining Technology MedTech Cyber Security Quantum Information, Advanced Digital, Data Science and ICT Applicants […]
What types of sponsorship exist post budget and which option would you choose?
In light of the federal budget, what are the options for employer sponsorship in Australia for international students, working holiday makers and overseas migrants as well as Australian businesses in need of valuable skillsets? Which ones would you use? Here is a list below of possible options and how you would use each one. Training […]
How Migration and Recruitment Solutions Can Help Grow Your Business!
Companies in hospitality, childcare, agriculture, engineering and other areas with skills shortages often struggle to secure and retain the right staff. At MMMigration & Recruitment we are specialised in these occupations and more, and are committed to finding solutions for your business! Our Migration and Recruitment solutions can assist your company in the following ways: […]
Changes to partner visas were approved in parliament on November 2018, but they have yet to come into effect. This means that the Australian sponsor has to apply for approval prior to the visa applicant being able to apply for their own visa. If their visa is about to expire, they won’t be able to […]
If you are a migrant coming into Australia or wanting to extend your stay in Australia, you will want to make sure that you are making use of whatever possibilities are out there. One such possibility is the training visa, and yet this is commonly overlooked. You want to make sure you don’t allow that […]
The Australian government recently announced that those studying online overseas in light of COVID-19 will still be able to access the post-graduate visa. Great news for all concerned and in particular for the industry of international education. After completing your studies in Australia, even if some of these studies were completed initially overseas, it’s understandable […]
The definition of what makes a good migration agent is changing. In the past, accuracy, expertise, knowledge of the law, and excellent customer service were all critical. But with the political and technological complexities of the modern world, particularly in light of COVID-19, the remit of the role is expanding. It’s not just about people […]
If you’re a business owner, think about your company. What does it need to compete in the modern COVID era market? More manpower behind it? Harder workers? People who are skilled in their position and seeking to fit into their role as quickly as possible? Because if you sponsor someone from overseas within your company, […]