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February 19, 2018
Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) Visa

Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) Visa

This month, we have decided to provide a brief update on the Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) Visa and we will address some recent developments related to its introduction. There has been some additional clarity provided by the Department of Home […]
January 10, 2018

Department of Home Affairs

CLIENT ALERT: WELCOME TO 2018 From the team at Gilton Valeo, we would like to wish you a very warm welcome to 2018 and what will be a very interesting time across the immigration landscape.  We hope that you spent […]
December 18, 2017

The Immigration Saga Continues

CLIENT ALERT: THE IMMIGRATION SAGA CONTINUES   PIC 4020 LEGISLATION DISALLOWED The legislative instrument Public Interest Criterion or PIC4020 for short, allowed the Migration Department to refuse a visa if it was found that fraudulent, misleading or plainly untruthful documents […]
December 1, 2017

New Set of Changes to the Australian Immigration Program

CLIENT ALERT “Keep Calm, and Carry On. It is nearly the Christmas Holidays!” — Unknown Despite the myriad of changes and uncertainty within the portfolio, The Australian Government and Department of Immigration and Border Protection (the Department) has released another […]
November 16, 2017

Changes to the Australian Immigration framework

CLIENT ALERT With Australian immigration policy remaining a hot topic on the agenda of the government, businesses and community groups alike, the Australian government has once again released numerous changes to the Australian Immigration framework. These changes include: The announcement […]
October 27, 2017

New Requirements for Australian Citizenship & Skilling Australians Fund

After months of debacle and the Immigration Department sitting on over 81,000 Citizenship applications without a decision since April, the Senate has finally defeated Minister Dutton’s Citizenship Bill by given the green light for applications to be processed under the […]
October 15, 2017
skilled Visa

Skilled Visa 2017-18 – Immigration Changes Overview

Time and time again the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) remind us that ‘The only constant is change.’ That said, with each change, we remind our clients that there can be solutions! Since April 2017, we have worked […]
July 6, 2017
Our History Gilton Valeo Lawyers

Immigration changes effective 1 July 2017

Temporary Work (Skilled) Subclass 457 Visas As previously outlined in earlier client alerts, the following changes from 1 July 2017 have come into effect: Occupations lists have been revised based on advice from the Department of Employment English language requirements: […]
May 25, 2017
Death Knell for subclass 457 visa

Immigration Insights | Death knell of the subclass 457 visa

Ode to the subclass 457 visa For most of my professional career, I have worked intimately with the subclass 457 visa throughout its various permutations such as the abolition of key activity and non-key activity requirements, the introduction of ASCO […]