Australia Migration Program 2020-21

The Australia Federal Budget for 2020-21 has been announced, and the following are the information related to the Department of Home Affairs and the migration program. CATEGORIES 2019-20 2020-21 Difference (#) Difference (%) Migration Program Planning Level 160,000 160,000 0 0 Family Stream 47,732 77,300 29,568 increase 61.9% increase Family Stream – Partner Visa 39,799 [...]

Announcement of new Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL)

On 2nd of September, 2020, the Australian government has released a new occupation list called Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL). This list currently consists of 17 occupations listed below and is focused in the different sectors (namely health care, construction and IT sectors) to assist in the Australia’s economic response to COVID-19. Visa holders [...]

Occupation Ceiling – A Comparison

The 2020/21 Occupation Ceiling has been released recently. The chart above illustrates the differences in value between the current year (2020/21) and the previous year (2019/20). The biggest reduction in the ceiling is for the occupation group: Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials where there is a reduction of 2,809 places as compared to previous year. [...]