Newsletter 101 - Vision Overseas Group

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The Government has extended the temporary humanitarian stay offer until 11.59 pm on 31 July 2022.

The Australian Government offer of a Temporary Humanitarian Stay in Australia was expiring on 14 July 2022 which has now been extended until 31 July 2022. Ukrainians, or their family members, wishing to accept the offer must do so by 31 July 2022.

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482 Visa holders pathway to permanent residency.

Temporary skill shortage (TSS) subclass 482 visa holders will find it easier to apply for permanent residency. Eligible visa holders must have spent at least a year in Australia between 1 February 2020 and 14 December 2021. Additionally, those with subclass 457 visas and a job on the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) will be benefited by this change.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Commencing in the 2022-23 program year people residing overseas are now eligible to be considered for Western Australia (WA) State nomination. Invitations to apply for WA State nomination will be via the ranking system, giving preference to applicants currently residing in WA, followed by those residing in Australia and then those residing overseas. The expanded Graduate occupation list will become available in 2022-23 and is outlined in the new 2022-23 WA State nomination – combined occupation list.

VICTORIA

Victorian Government’s Business Innovation and Investment Program will remain temporarily closed to the following state nomination visas while they await the Commonwealth Government’s allocation of state nomination places for 2022-23 You can still lodge your Expression of Interest (EOI) through the Commonwealth’s Department of Home Affairs SkillSelect system. An EOI will be required before you can apply for Victorian visa nomination.

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NSW

NSW occupation list website states that the Information about eligible occupations for the Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) and Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491) will be made available shortly.

NO VACCINATION PROOF REQUIRED ON ARRIVAL IN AUSTRALIA

From 6 July 2022 Australian entry/exit requirements have changed: People entering Australia do not need to provide evidence of vaccination status People entering Australia do not need to complete the Digital Passenger Declaration or Maritime Travel Declaration People leaving Australia will not be asked to provide evidence of their vaccination status Unvaccinated visa holders do not​ need a travel exemption to travel to Australia Masks are still required on flights travelling to Australia. Travellers will still be required to comply with the specific requirements of the airlines, vessel operators and other countries.

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