Entries by Ashleigh Allen

COVID-19 – Immigration Special Measures Update

Long anticipated additional measures for temporary visa holders were announced on Saturday 4 April, and are summarised below for the benefit of FCB clients and friends. Student Visa Holders International students working in aged care and as nurses have already had these hours extended to support these critical sectors. However, similar concessions for international students […]

FCB Smart Visa Migration Update

As we navigate the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, our thoughts are always with you, your families, and employees who are affected. FCB is uniquely placed to deal with the employment law and immigration implications relating to the variation in employment arrangements for your workforce. Our teams are fully operational during this time, and we […]

Policy Change on Working Holiday Visa holders

In the wake of the recent devastating bush fires across Australia the Department of Home Affairs has revised policy on 417 & 462 Working Holiday visas and the 6-month work limitation. The major change has been to extend the 6-month work limitation to 12 months for visa holders that are assisting with the bushfire recovery […]