The number of students, short term and long term workers, and tourists coming to Australia is on the rise, only this year, the Government will grant over 5 million visas to people interested in coming to Australia . According to the Department of immigration (DIBP) there will be 1.9 million foreigners in Australia at any one time throughout 2015. This is significant number in a country with a domestic population of 23.13 million people.
Before starting your process it is extremely important to undertake research into your agent and to check their agent registration.
The Migration Act 1958 specifies that only Migration Agents registered with the government are legally allowed to provide migration services and advice.
Studying in a country that is not your native country increases your possibilities of finding a job after finishing your studies. The reason for this is pretty simple; when you study in a new country you have to adapt to a new culture and routines. This will make you discover new ways to perform the same task, and your inquisitive spirit will develop. The skills that come out of the international student experience are valuable and appreciated by employers.
In case you are not a native English speaker. The Australian Government requires you to prove your level of English by presenting a test. There are different tests you can undertake in order to fulfill this requirement. Some of them are: IELTS, TOEFL, PEARSON and OET. However the IELTS test is still the preferred one by most of the candidates. Another reason for this is that some institutions accept only this test to accredit certain occupations.
Australia is one of the safest countries in the world. Because of that it is always looking for the most efficient ways to maintain and increase the level of security for its residents, so that they can feel safe at all times.
Security is highly regarded in Australia because the country is extremely family oriented. The government looks after the regulations that allow them to increase the level of security. One examples of this is the police clearance.
Given the great demand to immigrate to Australia, the economic level of the country, and the vision for a brighter future in Australia; the immigration process becomes more complex with each passing year.
In recent years Australia has experienced an extraordinary rate of economic growth. To sustain the economy Australia needs to fill specific gaps in the labor market. Government reports indicate Australia needs over 250,000 new migrants each year to maintain current growth rates and levels of prosperity.
The State of Tasmania (TAS) will receive a $40 million investment from the federal Australian Government to help create more jobs in the state. According to the Minister for Industry and Science Ian Macfarlane “41 businesses across the state will receive from $50,000 to $1.4 million each to strengthen their operations, make them more competitive while investing in technology, employment and building capacities”.
We are pleased to share that Danish, one of our clients from the Middle East, is now an Australian Permanent Resident along with his wife, 6 year old son, and twin babies!