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We help our local and multinational clients continue to deliver on crucial mining projects and sites by filling gaps in the local labour force with targeted recruitments in key occupations including Mining Engineers, Production Managers, Support Trades and Mining Executives.
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We work with information and communication technology clients to fill crucial local skills shortages with overseas talent in a range of occupations including Network Engineers, Systems Administrators, Programmers, Developers and ICT Business Analysts.
Latest Updates:

7th August 2020

International students manoeuvring through Australia’s COVID-19 climate: the Absolute Immigration panel

Absolute Immigration was pleased to host a panel of international students from a range of Melbourne institutions to provide their insight and opinion on the impacts of COVID-19 on their lives.

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6th August 2020

Victorian government support more workers during COVID-19

The Victorian Government announces Worker Support payments of $1,500.

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6th August 2020

Who can apply for an exemption to Australia’s travel ban?

Find out exactly how difficult is it to be granted a travel exemption right now, who needs to apply for one and what evidence you need to supply to be approved.

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31st July 2020

Department of Home Affairs increased scrutiny when performing checks

Recently the Department of Home Affairs has been performing extra checks on 186 Sponsor companies to confirm applicant positions are genuine and available. Find out how you ensure you meet the Department's requirements.

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30th July 2020

How to identify a scam

Differentiating between scams and genuine contact from the Department of Home Affairs or any other Government body can be difficult but there are a few tips to remember that may help you identify a possible scam.

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23rd July 2020

JobKeeper Payments

How to pay, when to pay and how much to pay from the JobKeeper payment for your eligible employees.

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21st July 2020

Special visa arrangement for Hong Kong

As the situation in Hong Kong continues to escalate we expect to see more people looking to relocate and in response to this, the Government has announced a number of special visa measure for students, temporary graduates and skilled workers form Hong Kong who want to live, work and study in Australia.

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21st July 2020

Supporting International Students

The Australian Government has now taken steps to ensure Australia remains a priority destination for international students as Australia looks beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

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10th July 2020

What are the key differences between permanent & temporary visas?

We’ve looked at some of the key differences between temporary and permanent visas and the impact these have on the rights and entitlements of visa holders.

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2nd July 2020

Temporary Partner visa (subclass 820)

The subclass 820 visa is a temporary visa that allows the applicant to live in Australia with their partner or spouse who is an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident, or an eligible New Zealand citizen.

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26th June 2020

Employer Nomination Scheme visa (Subclass 186)

The 186 visa allows the visa holder to live and work in Australia permanently given that they are nominated by their employer.

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23rd June 2020

Regional Migration Scheme (RMS) visa (subclass 187)

The Regional Migration Scheme (RMS) visa allows the holder to be sponsored by their employer in regional Australia to work and live permanently in Australia.

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22nd June 2020

Student Visa (subclass 500)

A Student Visa allows the holder to study in Australia for up to five years (depending on the length of their course of study).

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9th June 2020

Temporary Skill Shortage visa (Subclass 482)

The Temporary Skills Shortage 482 visa allows the visa holder to live and work for their sponsor for two to four years to fill a position that the sponsor cannot find a suitably qualified Australian to fill.

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1st June 2020

Skills Assessment - General Advice

While each visa and occupation requires different conditions to be met when obtaining a skills assessment, there are some general steps you can take to ensure you are meeting all requirements.

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26th May 2020

Global Talent Independent program

The Global Talent Independent program (GTI) offers a streamlined, priority visa pathway for highly skilled and talented individuals to work and live permanently in Australia.

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25th March 2020

Citizenship Application

The Department is continuing to process Australian citizenship applications so we would suggest that during this time you prepare everything you need and lodge as normal. Absolute Immigration are always here to help with any questions you have or support throughout the application process.

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18th March 2020

VEVO Letter

Download the Permission to Check Immigration Status Letter required when undertaking a Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) check.

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31st July 2019

Significant Investor Visa Program – is it Beneficial to Australia?

The Significant Investor Visa (SIV) program was first introduced in 2012 and since its inception, over 2000 applicants have been granted a provisional 188 “C” visa.

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Top Tips for Lodging a Partner Visa

With over 50 years of experience in the immigration industry, here are my top tips for someone considering lodging an Australian partner visa.

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