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We are dedicated to sharing our extensive expertise and insights on Australian immigration law.

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Labour agreements are formal contracts between Australian employers and the Australian Government, allowing businesses to sponsor skilled overseas workers under specific conditions.

The Australian Government announces fee adjustments for federal courts and tribunals, effective from 1 July 2024, ensuring sustainability and efficiency.

Ministerial Direction 110 prioritises community safety in visa decisions, reinforcing zero tolerance for family violence.

The TSMIT will increase from $70,000 to $73,150 from 1 July 2024, impacting new nomination applications and compliance requirements for employers.

From July 1, 2024, significant changes to the Temporary Skilled Migration Income Threshold (TSMIT) will come into effect, impacting Australian companies that sponsor overseas workers. Companies must update salary offers, Labour Market Testing (LMT) procedures accordingly, and review current TSS visa holders' salaries.

Following the Australian Government's 2024 Budget announcement, significant updates to migration policies include revisions to the Permanent Migration Programme, new visa categories, and reforms aimed at boosting system efficiency, integrity, and migrant services.

The Orana DAMA now includes 129 specific occupations across 53 local government areas, offering regional employers significant support to address skill shortages effectively.

The South Australia Designated Area Migration Agreements (DAMAs) have been extended and expanded, offering increased nomination places, added occupations, and concessions. This article explores the key updates and their implications for skilled migrants.

South Australia's DAMA endorsement pauses and invites employer registration for future skilled migrant sponsorship.

Andrew Giles MP, Minister for Immigration, led initiatives at the Law Council's Migration Conference to protect temporary visa holders from exploitation, emphasising legislative reforms and enforcement actions. 

New Australian law criminalizes exploitation of temporary migrant workers, increases penalties & empowers them to report to authorities.

Australia's latest visa update, LIN 24/020, broadens 'Specified Work' definitions for visa holders, aiding disaster recovery efforts.

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