If you are planning on applying for a Partner or Prospective Marriage visa, before you do so it is important to know that there are certain sponsorship limitations, which may apply to you. You are only allowed to sponsor 2 approved spouses, fiancés or de facto partners. You will then not get approval for another […]More info
Skilled migrants can now apply for fast-tracked visas to Australia, on condition that they are willing to move to and work in specified regions in the country. According to David Coleman, Australia Immigration Minister, skilled migrants are in great demand in regions outside Sydney, Melbourne, and Southeast Queensland. The federal government of Australia has introduced […]More info
Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs David Coleman announced on the 1st of March 2019, that with effect from 17th April, eligible individuals could submit applications to sponsor their parents under the new Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa. On approval of the sponsorship application, the sponsored parent can apply for a Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa. […]More info

Move To Prioritise Regional Visas

  • October 11, 2018
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In a recent interview, David Coleman, Australia’s newly appointed Minister of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, revealed his plans of prioritising regional visas. Additionally, the immigration portfolio no longer falls under the portfolio of the Home Affairs Ministry. Hon David Coleman has had a long and illustrious career spanning multiple industries. Before entering politics, he worked […]More info
Migrating to a new country seems to be the adventure of a lifetime, but it can also be a tedious process in the mean time. When you make the decision of applying for a visa, the choice of using a migration agent makes a lot of difference in accomplishing your migration roles. Let’s go through […]More info
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To enable your family members to join you on your trip to Australia there are a few steps you need to follow. Please make sure that you follow the instructions precisely as this would ensure that you and your family can enjoy your time in Australia. Approved family members can do the following: Travel with […]More info
The Temporary Graduate (Subclass 485) visa allows international students who have successfully completed their studies in Australia, to remain in the country for work experience purposes. This visa allows students to remain in Australia to gain the practical skills and knowledge in their chosen occupation. The Temporary Graduate visa is extremely beneficial for applicants, as […]More info
The thought of going abroad to study can be both exciting and unnerving. It sounds like a fun adventure of sorts but being so far away from family, friends and familiar surroundings is undoubtedly challenging. But for every reason you have in mind that urges you not to go, here are four compelling reasons why […]More info
On Tuesday the 18th of April, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, along with Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, announced a host of major changes to a number of visa subclasses. The main implication of these changes is that the 457 visa – for skilled temporary workers, will cease to exist. This visa will be replaced by a dual […]More info
Australia has always welcomed individuals who want to broaden their professional career beyond the borders. The country prefers professionals from different fields and offers opportunities for a well-established career. Recently, there has been an interest in recruiting the best and brightest professional nurses from all over the globe. This particular professional sector has shown high […]More info
The “Skilled Independent Visa” (Subclass 189) is a special category of permanent residence visa. It is issued to points-tested skilled workers who wish to work and live in Australia but who do not have any family or employer sponsoring them nor are nominated by a state or territory government. Any individual who wishes to apply […]More info
If you are an overseas student and you have recently completed your studies, then March 15th will very likely mark the expiration date of your visa. But fear not – this does not have to be the end of an era, it can mark the beginning of a new and prosperous stage in your life. […]More info
Visitor Visa


  • July 6, 2018
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When considering a move to Australia whether that is on a permanent or temporary basis, the country has many advantages to offer both individuals and families. Firstly, Australians enjoy the second highest quality of life in the whole world. This is measured on three factors; health, educational attainment, and income. Taking all three of these […]More info
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The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has just recently announced plans to introduce a new “Temporary Sponsored Parent Visa” in 2017. This new visa will allow citizens and permanent residents of Australia to sponsor their parents to stay in Australia for up to five years. The announcement is welcomed by those who have criticised the […]More info
As of July 1st the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection has introduced the simplified student visa framework to replace the pre-existing student visa framework. The changes introduced by the simplified student visa framework (SSVF) means that the pre-existing eight student visa subclasses have now been concentrated into two subclasses; subclass 500 and subclass 590. Subclass […]More info
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Why a Migration Agent can save you Money, Time, and Peace of Mind Applying for an Australian visa can be daunting. There are many forms and procedures involved and there are many ways in which an application can fail. Not knowing the potential pitfalls involved brings a very real danger of an unsuccessful application, meaning […]More info
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The current structure of the visa framework is quite complex, comprising of eight visa subclasses, an assessment level framework and subsequent visa processing formalities and arrangements. The Australian Government has acknowledged the high impact of the international education on the economy and culture and is adamant to facilitate its growth by making the visa process […]More info
If you think that you can easily apply for one of the family or student visas, or if your visa has been cancelled or refused and you wish to challenge this decision, then you need to think twice before calling it anything but straightforward. But don’t worry, for LIVV Immigration is here to serve you with tailor […]More info
Several changes to Australian immigration policy will come into effect on the 1st of July 2017. Some of these are new legislative requirements, whereas others were announced earlier. The date for these changes to be enforced is fast approaching. If you are planning to submit a visa application, it is crucial that you are aware of the impending changes so...More info