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New Zealand citizens are able to apply for a subclass 189 Skilled Independent visa under the New Zealand stream. The critical criteria for eligibility are they: - Hold a sc444 Special Category visa - Have been living in Australia in at least the last 5 years, and - Have a taxable income at or above the specified income threshold for each of the 4 completed income years prior to lodging an application – certain exceptions apply. As discussed previously the Government has annou
In early September the Department released the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation list which specifies occupations identified as being critical to supporting Australia’s COVID recovery. Occupations on the list are being given priority in a number of applications including employer sponsored nominations and visa applications as well as border closure exemption applications. On 27 November the occupation of Social Worker was added to the list. The list now comprises of the f