The differences between the Australian subclass 400, 408 & 482 work visas

You are a New Zealand employer needing to send your worker to Australia, but you’re unsure which visa is the best option.  Here’s some tips and … [Read more...]

Needing to do some short term work in Australia? The Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) Subclass 400 visa may be for you…

Your employer needs you to travel to Australia to undertake a specific job for a company in Australia, maybe an installation or maintenance? Then the … [Read more...]

Are you an Australian citizen/resident with a partner who is a citizen from another country?

If you are in a relationship with a citizen from another country, then the 309/100 is a great option if you are wanting to live in Australia … [Read more...]

NZ Post Study Work Visa Changes Coming

June 2018 The post-study work visas currently allow international students who have completed their qualification in New Zealand with the … [Read more...]

Australian Student Visa Applications – Top 6 things to consider

Since my earliest days of processing Australian student visa applications, I have learnt a few things. I have assessed cases from so many different … [Read more...]

The end of the NZ Rugby visa?

The Specific Purpose or Event visa (SPV), commonly referred to as the “Rugby Visa” has changed recently. This change indicates that a sports player … [Read more...]

NZ Partnership options

  I am a NZ citizen or resident and I want to bring my non-NZ partner, who is currently overseas, to NZ to live with me. What type of … [Read more...]

Top five tips for a better Australian Visitor visa application

During my time, I must have processed thousands of visa application and heard just about every story you could imagine. While most applications seemed … [Read more...]

Australian Subclass 461 processing times…

With the current 461 processing times ballooning past the six month mark at the Auckland office, I thought it was about time that I wrote something … [Read more...]