Australia's Bold New Migration Strategy (Dec 2023): A Comprehensive Overview
Today (Dec 11 2023), Australia's Minister for Home Affairs, The Hon Clare O’Neil MP unveiled the much-anticipated Migration Strategy. It's a substantial document, a full 100 pages, packed with insights and significant changes to the visa system in Australia. But, don't worry, we've got a brief overview to keep you in the loop! Over the next few days, we will go deeper into each aspect of the announcement to look at how it might impact various visa options in the coming years.Read More
- New 2023-24 planning levels set at 190,000 places, a reduction of 5000 from last year
- Skilled visa numbers for Subclass 189, Subclass 190 and Subclass 491 reduced slightly, GTI numbers maintained at 5000
- No new allocations for BIIP program. Numbers cut to 0.
- Most family visa numbers maintained. Parent visa numbers boosted to 8500
Hey there! We wanted to share some of the latest announcements about Australia's permanent Migration Program for 2023-24. As you might've heard, there has been some major changes to the Migration Program Planning Levels for this year as compared to last. The 2023-24 migration program has been set at 190,000 places. This represents a reduction of 5000 places from last year's levels. The program is divided into the Skill stream, Family stream, and Special Eligibility stream. This post discusses the allocation of visas across these streams.Read More
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.Read More