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Welcome to the Migrate 2 Oz newsroom. Here, you'll find all the latest information, press release, articles, and Australian immigration news to keep you up to date on developments in the visa system.

Australia Skilled Occupation List 2017-18

Australia has announced the new skilled occupation list for the immigration intake program for the year 2017-18. The new occupation list takes effect on Saturday, 1st July 2017.

Applicants for General Skilled Mirgration are required to nominate an eligible occupation from the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List.

English Tests for Visa Application

One of the steps required in order to apply for and potentially obtain an Australian Visa is to write an English test to prove that you’re competent enough to function in Australia, a country whose only official language is English.

How Long does the Australian Immigration Process Take?

One of the biggest questions South Africans looking to immigrate to Australia ask is, ‘How long does it take to process the visa application and move to Australia?’

It’s a difficult question to answer exactly because each Australian visa application is unique, and the time it takes to process all depends on what kind of Australian visa you are applying for and how many points you have to qualify for a visa through your Australian skilled visa assessment.