Category: Australia

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Australia: International Travel Ban Extended to June

Australia officially announced the extension of its international travel ban into June. It has been reported that Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt announced the country’s “human biosecurity emergency period” was extended by an additional three months from 17 March 2020 to 17 June 2021 due to the possible spread of COVID-19 from other countries. The…
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Canadian Working Holiday Visa – Everything You Need to Know: IEC

In the past decades, tourism has experienced continued growth and became one of the fastest-growing economic sectors globally. However, things came to a grinding halt last year due to the global pandemic.   2020 to 2023 was undeniably a rocky road with travel closed throughout 2020 and most of 2021. But 2022 brought the hope of…
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Working Holiday Visas – Which Countries Offer Working Holiday Visas?

What is a Working Holiday? Who is Eligible for a Working Holiday Visa? What Can I Do on a Working Holiday Visa? Which Countries Offer Working Holiday Visas? Argentina Australia Austria Canada The Czech Republic Denmark France Germany Hong Kong Ireland Israel Italy Japan New Zealand Norway Poland South Korea Singapore Slovakia Spain Sweden The…
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Australia: Borders Could Reopen With Successful COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

The Australian borders could reopen following successful COVID-19 vaccine rollouts around the world.  Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison has stated that it is “very possible,” to lift the country’s ban on the arrival of foreign nationals once vaccinations have been widely delivered. What I’ve always been confident about is taking one step at a time…
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Australia: International Students with Compelling Reasons Can Enter

Australia largely closed its borders to all non-citizens and non-residents on 20 March 2020. The Australian government also implements a cap on the numbers of passengers coming into Australian airports from overseas. This is to ease pressure on state and territory quarantine facilities but this measure also left many citizens and residents  stranded outside the…
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