BSMQ attended Queensland Multicultural Awards as finalist


BSMQ attended the Queensland Multicultural Awards (QMA) gala lunch as a finalist in the Government (state or local) category on 6 August 2017. These awards are part of Queensland Multicultural Month, the state’s largest multicultural celebration. The 2017 theme for the awards is Creating Welcome, Building Opportunity, and Celebrating Diversity. These awards recognise the valuable contributions … Continued

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Regions of Queensland: What’s New in Mackay and Whitsunday Islands?


Did you know? The Mackay Whitsunday region is known for relaxing tropical lifestyle with beautiful beaches, rainforests and national parkland – as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands. The sub-regions include Bowen, Mackay, Hinterland (Moranbah, Nebo, Dysart, Middlemount) and the Whitsundays. Mackay is an hour flight away from Brisbane and has … Continued

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BSMQ Update to QSOL: Engineering Technologist


Engineering Technologist (233914) was taken off our Queensland Skilled Occupations Lists (QSOL) on 11 July 2017 – please note we will not be accepting any new EOIs under this occupation from the 12 July 2017 at this stage. We have received a very large number of EOIs for this occupation. We are currently not issuing … Continued

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Settlement Funds Requirements for Skilled Visa Applications


It is a requirement of your application that you have sufficient funds available to you in order to settle in Queensland. Settlement funds differ depending on whether the applicant is onshore or offshore, and how many secondary applicants are included in the application. MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS An applicant is required to have a mandatory cash component … Continued

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BSMQ re-opens skilled visa nomination


BSMQ is pleased to announce our skilled visa nomination program for visa subclasses 190 and 489 is now open. Our new Queensland Skilled Occupation Lists (QSOL) is also now available on our website here. In order to be considered, you must submit a new Expression of Interest (EOI). Please make sure you read the information about … Continued

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Migration Agents looking to North Queensland


Townsville and Burdekin Shire was the focus of an inbound delegation of migration agents who help their clients identify investment opportunities. The delegation of 22 agents spent a day in Brisbane, three days in Townsville and a one day visit to the town of Ayr. The program showcased north Queensland’s strengths in food and agribusiness, pharmaceutical … Continued

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TOMI International Co Ltd opening in Brisbane


BSMQ attended the grand opening of TOMI International’s first Australian office in Brisbane in May 2017. The Chairman of TOMI International, Mr Fusheng Li, was successfully nominated by Business and Skilled Migration Queensland for a Significant Investor Visa. Manager of BSMQ, Greg McKean, was invited to speak and emphasised the value of Mr Li’s business … Continued

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Regions of Queensland: What’s New in Townsville and North Queensland?


Did you know? Located in the “Dry Tropics” region, Townsville is the main government and business support centre in North Queensland. This region includes Bowen, Ayr and Charters Towers. A beautiful and pedestrian-friendly city, Townsville has Castle Hill at its centre, along with an esplanade with views of the popular Magnetic Island. It also has the … Continued

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