(3rd April to the 10th of April 2019)

Not sure what has happened in the past week with migration? Don’t worry! We have the latest migration news and stories from the past seven days available here at your convenience. No need to do any further research, we have done it all for you.

In this week’s edition, we first an article by the NT news about the privatisation of Australia’s visa system. The plan has been put on hold until after the election.

Then there is the story by SBS. As you may or may not know, the federal budget measures were released early this month. The Skilled Points Migrations Test was adjusted as a result. The SBS provides a breakdown into how the extra points will be allocated.

Read our article on the federal budget and its effects on migration, click here

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Newspaper Articles:

Up first we have a story NT news. They report about the plans to privatise Australia’s visa system. However, the plan has been put off until the next election.

No visa privatisation until after election

Second, we have a story by SBS. In the article, they discuss the new visa point system. The extra points will be allocated for the subclass 491 visa and other existing general skilled migration visa.

Ten points for those who do not have spouse or partners: New visa points system.

3 new regional provisional visa and revised points system for new immigrants

For more information, click here to read out newsletter about the new regional provisional 491, 494 visa and the new 191 PR visa.

Next, we have another article by SBS. The new Temporary Sponsored Parent Visa has a shocking requirement. Only migrations with a taxable income of $83 454.80 can sponsor their parent.

Minimum income of $83 000 required for new parent sponsor visa

For more information, click here to read out newsletter about the new parent visa sponsorship.

Furthermore, we have a newspaper article from Adelaide’s independent news. While the DAMA program will attract skilled migrants to regional areas, the threshold for participants salary could negatively impact local businesses.

Population growth plan “risky, costly and problematic” 

Lastly, a Perth mother was unable to access her superannuation funds due to her visa restrictions.

Perth Mum denied Superannuation hardship funds due to New Zealand visa restrictions 

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