Entries by Shannon Semenikow

Employer Sponsored opportunities explained

14th August 2012 Employer sponsorship is an important part of Australia’s migration program. In the Department of Immigration’s eyes, employer sponsorship is a good fit as it involves: An Australian business that needs an employee An employee who needs a job There are two types of employer sponsorship, both temporary and permanent. Under the new […]


Monthly IELTS Coaching

EVENING IELTS COACHING COURSE (with IELTS examiner) Our clients & friends have been telling us that they are finding it hard to get the time to practice their IELTS in preparation for University or Skilled Migration. One of the biggest problems with IELTS exams is that you don’t get feedback and more importantly, don’t get to see […]

Occupation ceilings – check them out here.

8th August 2012 An occupation ceiling may be applied to invitations issued under the points based skilled migration program. This means there will be a limit on how many EOIs are selected for skilled migration from an occupation group. This ensures that the skilled migration program is not dominated by a small number of occupations. […]

Skill Select Invitations start 1st of August

31 Jul 2012 On August 1st, the first invitation round for Skilled Independent (Subclass 189) and the family sponsored Skilled Nominated or Sponsored (Provisional) (subclass 489) visas will be held. As SkillSelect is a new and complex system, our first run of invitations will be reduced in size, to allow us to ensure that all […]