Return Resident Visas – Extending The Benefits Of Your Permanent Residency

If you’re an Australian Permanent Resident, you might think that your immigration status is “permanent”, however the right to return to Australia from abroad for permanent residents is not. In this article we’ll look at the world of Resident Return Visas (RRV’s) and why they’re very important for Australian permanent residents. Continue reading…

The Unfortunates: Students Not Yet Eligible for Expanded Post-Study Work Rights

Students graduating from Australian educational institutions who are seeking a subclass 485 Graduate Temporary Visa (formerly known as the Skilled Graduate visa) will be looking closely as legislation related to new provisions for this visa is released in the upcoming weeks. For some, the 485 visa new provisions will bring new work rights and expanded opportunities in Australia regardless of occupation. But for others not fortunate enough to be included in the new provisions, the upcoming 31 December deadline for key existing provisions of this visa will be a problem. Continue reading…