This blog post is part of a series of three on our role in supporting the Australian Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda.
Today the Department of Immigration and Border Protection introduced a simplified student visa framework (SSVF).
Applications for Partner (Temporary) visas (subclass 820) and Partner (Provisional) visas (subclass 309) are currently taking between 12 and 15 months to process, due to high demand.
Up to 190,000 permanent migration places will be available in 2015-16 as announced by the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection as part of the Budget on 12 May 2015.
Some of our blog readers may have seen today’s Australian Financial Review, which has incorrectly reported that the department has dropped accounting from its list of
Every year, we set a migration programme to best support Australia’s economic and social goals. This year’s programme looks like this:
This post is part of the On the Move blog series. These posts have been prepared by our Economic Analysis Unit.
A total of 190 000 places make up Australia’s 2014-15 migration programme, as announced by the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection on Budget Day.
Breaking down the numbers, next year’s programme planning levels comprise: