Monthly Archives: June 2013

New Visa Charges for 1 July 2013

Australian visa label

New visa pricing arrangements will be introduced on 1 July 2013. This will change visa application charges from a single charge at the time of application to a charge per applicant in an individual or combined application.  This change will obviously affect not only new visa applicants but also temporary visa holders hugely.


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FAQ on Employing non-Australian citizens

Visa Entitlement VerificationIt is the responsibility of all businesses to employ legal workers. Legal workers are Australian citizens, permanent residents and non-citizens with Australian visas that allow them to work.

The Department of Immigration and Citizenship provides a free online service so organisations can check if people are allowed to work. The following frequently asked questions may help businesses understand how to hire legal workers. Read more »