Monthly Archives: October 2018

A big welcome to our team – Tanya Shroff – Practice Manager

We are excited to welcome – Tanya Shroff to the Absolute Immigration family as Practice Manager. In this newly created role, Tanya is responsible for managing processes and initiatives to create efficiencies and enhance service levels across the business. A qualified Solicitor, experienced Immigration Lawyer and Registered Migration Agent, Tanya has worked in the industry… Read More

Labor Demands Details from Coalition’s Regional Migration Plan

The Labor party have demanded that the federal government provide specific details about its’ plan to manage population policy by redirecting up to 45% of skilled migrants to regional Australia. The Coalition recently announced its’ reaffirmed commitment to funnelling migrants into rural areas—spearheaded by the Alan Tudge, the Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure, and Population—however,… Read More

Accredited Sponsors Exempt from Police Check Requirement for Visa Workers

Employers looking to hire temporary foreign workers are being urged to register as accredited business sponsors with the Department of Immigration to access new priority processing measures. The government has confirmed that businesses which receive accredited sponsor status will be exempt from the typical security and background checks undertaken as part of the visa application… Read More

Travellers Urged to Apply for Bridging Visas up to a Month in Advance

Travellers are being urged to apply for Bridging Visa B up to 3-4 weeks before travel, after the Department of Immigration recently confirmed that it will no longer accept face-to-face applications. According to a statement issued by the Department of Home Affairs, it is in the process of “transforming its online channel” to a self-serve… Read More