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Your rights as a worker when in Australia on a visa

Are you being forced to work for free? Threatened to have your boss report you? Is your employer paying you enough and giving you all the rights you deserve under Australian law? Have they threatened you if you try to speak out? Contact the Fair Work Ombudsman to get...

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Partner visa – Keep your love in Australia!

Are you in a relationship with an Australian, PR or NZ citizen? Get a visa! Do you have a spouse or de facto partner that you don’t want to let go of? Get practical and straight forward advice for Australian partner visas from West Aussie Migration today. Don’t risk...

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485 Visa Deadline Fast Approaching?

Talk to us to weigh up your options Finished your studies at an Australian university and studied for at least 2 years? Is your student visa about to expire? Talk to West Aussie Migration via our contact form and we can help you lodge the 485 application to allow...

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Mandatory minimum stay before PR

Talk to us today! Mandatory minimum stay on a provisional or temporary visa before being granted permanent residency? The Australian government is considering such options! Don’t be caught out, talk to West Aussie Migration today to see how you can accelerate your PR application – you don’t want to...

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The end of Regional Skilled Migration Status for Perth?

Labor vowes to remove Perth from RSMS scheme due to ongoing unemployment levels WA Labor have pledged to remove Perth from having RSMS status from the 11th March 2017 if they win the upcoming State election. Labor are currently strong favourites to win the election and so there is...

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“Backpacker Tax”: Federal Government dumps plan

The Australian government is no longer considering slugging backpackers with a 32.5% tax. The new deal was signed off by the cabinet on 27 September 2016 and instead levies a 19% tax from the first dollar earned. This is comparable to the entry level bracket for residents of Australia....

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Entrepreneur Visa – Another option to Permanent Residency

Changes mean a new pathway to Permanent Residency in Australia A new visa has been announced by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. The changes took effect on 10 September 2016 and created new streams within the Business Innovation and Investment visa class.This visa is for entrepreneurs who...

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