Insights

Changes in Migration from 1 July

The new financial year brings with it many changes in the law. From July 1, several significant changes regarding immigration will take effect. Changes in Visa Quotas towards Regional Migration The changes the Federal Government announced in March 2019 regarding...

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Latest EOI Update before fiscal year of 2018/2019

For the month of May, the number of invitations issued for 189 and 489 visas have not changed from April's.  100 subclass 189  and 10 subclass 489 visa invitations were issued. 71% of the quota for pro-rata occupations has now been issued.  Therefore, it is unlikely...

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Post-Election Immigration Update

The Australian bureaucratic race is finished, and we expect that the Liberal National Party alliance will hold government for the following three years. There has been no declaration on changes to the Minister for Immigration so far, so we should keep a watch out....

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Spouse Maintenance

What is Spouse maintenance? Spouse maintenance is financial support paid by a party to a marriage to their former husband or wife in circumstances where they are unable to adequately support themselves. This is different to child support or adult child...

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After Probate is Granted

What will happen when probate has been granted? How long does it take to get the estate distributed? After receiving a grant of probate, next is to settle the estate. This means closing accounts, raising funds, paying off debts, resolving any problems with the...

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