On 18 April 2017, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced a sweeping reforms package affecting foreign workers that he states has been designed to safeguard jobs for Australians. The new temporary visa framework currently being rolled out in stages will culminate in the axing of the Temporary Work 457 visa, which is earmarked to be

For anyone seeking Australian citizenship this year, 2017 has proven to be a “watch this space” scenario, and it’s still a subject of contentious debate in political circles, and a point of confusion for many, particularly for migrants who wish to officially call Australia home.   On 20 April 2017, the Australian Government announced a

America, we’ve heard your call for help and we, here in Australia, are answering with arms wide open. After the election results closed just days ago and the world saw Trump take victory, an unusual spike in search traffic for a number of terms occurred. As you were probably aware, the official Immigration website for

Since a referendum was held on Thursday 23rd June to decide whether the UK should remain in the European Union, Brexit has been the word on everyone’s lips. With more than 30 million people voting, Leave managed to get 52.5% of the vote and Remain 47.5%. Now that the UK has voted to leave the

The Temporary Work (Skilled) Visa (subclass 457) is commonly known as the “457 visa”. This visa is the most popular temporary work visa for Australia and you are able to apply if you are sponsored to work by an Australian company. Applying for this visa can sometimes feel quite overwhelming, which is why we are

With its white sandy beaches, lush rainforests and year round sunshine, it is no wonder that many parents with children residing within Australia look to settle in the beautiful sunshine state of Queensland. Queensland lays claim to a rich history of Aboriginal culture, with a number of opportunities that enable you to engage, learn and

On the 19th Feb 2016, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull met with New Zealand Prime Minister Jon Key to acknowledge the special relationship between nations and announced a streamlined process to Australian citizenship. Eligible New Zealanders who have been residing in Australia for 5 years (or more) will be eligible to apply for the Special

Thinking of visiting or moving to Australia? Consider experiencing and exploring the many wonderful places and adventures Australia has to offer which the Hunt Migration team believe are the “must sees” for anyone considering immigration to Australia: Sydney Opera House – watch a performance or marvel at the magnificently architecturally-designed landmark. Kakadu National Park –