There’s some brilliant news for the regional applicants. There are two new skilled regional visa regimes that will debut on 16th November 2019. These new visas are all set to encourage regional migration. The Skilled Work Regional Provisional Visa subclass 491 will be replacing the subclass 489 – The first provisional stream. Also, the Skilled

Happy Malawi Independence Day - FBP International

Independence Day 2019 and 2020 in Malawi. Independence Day in Malawi is held each 6 July to commemorate the day in 1964 when independence was declared from British rule. Malawi was not opposed militarily by the U.K. when it declared its sovereignty.

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Independence Day of the Republic of Belarus July 3 - FBP International

Lukashenka, President of Belarus, to celebrate independence with Russian Iskander missiles In Belarus, unlike other post-Soviet countries, Independence Day is not connected with the collapse of the USSR. In fact, July 3 is the date of Minsk’s liberation from the Nazis in 1944. Why was this choice made? In 1996, President Alyaksandr Lukashenka moved the

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Happy Canada Day

Canada Day (French: Fête du Canada) is the national day of Canada. A federal statutory holiday, it celebrates the anniversary of July 1, 1867, the effective date of the Constitution Act, 1867 (then called the British North America Act, 1867), which united the three separate colonies of the Province of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New

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Australian visas_ What’s changing from July 1 - FBP International

The visa changes will affect prospective skilled migration visa applicants, businesses sponsoring skilled migrants, as well as all points-test based visa applications. From 1 July 2018, many governmental initiatives will be implemented which will deeply impact Australia’s migrant community. This includes a series of reforms on various skilled visa categories in Australia’s migration program. The

'It is not a pipe dream'_ five things Australia could do now to end poverty - FBP International

In New Zealand and Canada, poverty rates are falling dramatically. What would it take to lift the forgotten Australians living in poverty? ‘It’s not a knowing problem; it’s very much a doing problem’ – the director of Logan Together, Matthew Cox. Photograph: David Kelly/The Guardian The federal election is history, and those who had counted

The little-known visa project bringing highly skilled refugees to Australia - FBP International

Five refugees and their families have arrived in Australia this year thanks to a humanitarian pilot project helping businesses fill skill shortages. For Syrian man Derar Alkhateeb, touching down at Sydney airport four months ago is still a surreal memory. He and his young family landed in Australia to a welcoming crowd. The moment was

Victorian law graduate born in India wins Miss Universe Australia - FBP International

She’s interned for the United Nations, spent her gap year volunteering for the State Emergency Service and she’s about to be admitted as a lawyer to the Supreme Court. Now, 26-year-old Melbourne public servant Priya Serrao can add Miss Universe Australia to her impressive resume, joining luminaries like Jennifer Hawkins, Erin McNaught and Jesinta Franklin

(CNN)United States President Donald Trump has found the one immigration policy more controversial than his own, and endorsed it. Amid heightened media scrutiny over the tragic fate of a father and daughter who died on the US-Mexico border, Trump tweeted pictures of four fliers distributed by the Australian government warning migrants away from attempting to

Too few cooks Chefs demand cuts to visa red tape - FBP International

For leading restaurants weighed down by restrictive and inefficient visa regulations, it may be a case of too few cooks spoil the broth. Chef and restaurateur Luke Mangan said a shortage of chefs and waitstaff in the hospitality industry made businesses such as his reliant on foreign workers. This included South Korean chef Carlos Byeon,

Australia's Investor visa cash now tops $10b - FBP International

The total inward investment flows from Australia’s Significant Investor Visa program since it was launched in 2012 has now topped $10 billion, according to a new report from Deloitte Access Economics. The SIV program was originally launched by the Gillard government with the goal of bringing more overseas high net-worth individual investors into the country. But

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New housing in Australia must meet minimum energy performance requirements. We wondered how many buildings exceeded the minimum standard. What our analysis found is that four in five new houses are being built to the minimum standard and a negligible proportion to an optimal performance standard. Before these standards were introduced the average performance of

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