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COVID-19: How can I extend my stay if I have a ‘No Further Stay’ Condition on my visa?

Key Points:

  • Many temporary Australian visas such as student and tourist visas come with a ‘No Further Stay' condition which means that you cannot apply for another visa from within Australia.
  • This condition may be waived under certain circumstances allowing you to extend your stay by applying for another visa while you are in Australia.
  • You will need to prove that compelling and compassionate circumstances have developed that were outside of your control and that have resulted in a major change in your circumstances.
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What does TSMIT mean?

If you have been in the process of researching the various types of Australian Visas, especially the Subclass 491, 494, 482, 186, 187, 189, 191 Visas, then you would have come across the term TSMIT.

What is TSMIT?

TSMIT stands for Temporary Skilled Migrant Income Threshold.

In other words, depending on the context in which it is used in the visa requirements, TSMIT represents either:

  • the minimum salary that an employer must pay someone whom they wish to sponsor under that visa, or
  • the minimum salary that the visa holder must earn in order to meet the criteria for that visa.

The TSMIT does not include non-monetary benefits such as accommodation or a car. Such benefits must be paid in addition to the TSMIT.

Currently, the TSMIT is set at $53,900 annually.

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How to Claim 5 bonus points from NAATI CCL test for Australian PR application?

What Is NAATI CCL?

The Credential Community Language (CCL) Test is a test conducted by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters Ltd (NAATI) for assessing your language skills and capabilities at the community level. 

In the NAATI CCL test, aspirants are examined on their ability to translate statements from English to any chosen ‘language other than English' (also known as LOTE) and vice-versa. Passing the CCL test is verified confirmation of your community language skills, in both English and another language.

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25 Things to Know Before Moving to Australia

Australia offers tons of opportunities for migrants not only in areas of education and recreation but also in employment and healthcare. Skilled migrants move to Australia to enjoy a high standard of living, get quality education and experience cultural diversity. However, before deciding to migrate it's a good idea to know some interesting facts about the country that very few people know. Whether it's the local culture, cost of living or information regarding the geography and weather, these facts cover it all.

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5 Most Common Visas to live in Australia

Let me guess, you are here because you are exploring options for moving abroad. Australia is one of the most popular places for immigrants who are looking for a safe and happy life in Oceania. There are plenty of benefits of living in Australia such as a safe environment, government sponsored healthcare, high quality education, beautiful scenic beaches and the many opportunities whether you are a professional or an entrepreneur. However, most immigrants find it hard to figure out how to move to Australia and what documents they will need. Luckily, the Australian government has made it incredibly simple for people from all over the world to decide what works best for them. Here are the 5 most common ways to live in Australia.

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