Occupations removed from QSOL


Due to a high demand and quota being met for the following occupations, these occupations have been removed from QSOLs. If your occupation has been removed, please do not submit an EOI as it will not be picked up.   Occupations removed from QSOL 12 March 2020   •Onshore, (includes Queensland Postgraduate (Alumni)) and Offshore  … Continued

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BSMQ tours Taiwan and Hong Kong on Migration and Investment Roadshow


Business and Skilled Migration Queensland has spent a week in Taiwan and Hong Kong from 03 – 10 November 2019 promoting Queensland as a premier migration and investment destination. On the first day of the tour, in Taipei, BSMQ Senior Project Officer Cynthia Chen presented at a Business Migration and Investment Seminar hosted by Tai … Continued

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BSMQ sets-up business migrants for success in Queensland


Business and Skilled Migration Queensland (BSMQ) is dedicated to ensuring the successful settlement of migrants to Queensland. In September 2019, BSMQ held a Settlement Information Seminar and Expo for Mandarin speaking business migrants. The event attracted over 100 business migrants who heard from numerous speakers – including BSMQ business Case Officers, the Principal Advisor of … Continued

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TIQ showcases Wide Bay opportunities for migrant investment


Investment and export opportunities in the Wide Bay Burnett region were showcased to 40 business migrant investors and migration agents during a TIQ roadshow in late September. The one-week tour took Business and Skilled Migration Queensland (BSMQ) investors and agents from China, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea and Pakistan to Bundaberg, Gayndah, Kingaroy, Rainbow Beach, Tin Can Bay, … Continued

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BSMQ Business Migration Program Currently Open


The BSMQ business migration program opened on the 22 July 2019 for the 2019-20 financial year. The program remains open with nomination quota still available. Due to the popularity of the program and the significant number of EOIs BSMQ have received, processing times are longer than the usual 10 business days. We will endeavour however, … Continued

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Migration Agents in the Queensland room

BSMQ hosts Migration Institute of Australia Seminar

BSMQ welcomed 40 Migration Institute of Australia (MIA) members to Level 41, 1 William St, and a further 50 members participating online to a continuing professional development (CPD) seminar on 12 August 2019. MIA CEO Peter Vymys, flew from Sydney to Brisbane to open the seminar and Migration Lawyer Dan Jebsen provided an opening and … Continued

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Making decision-ready applications

Decision-ready applications – a BSMQ series


A common question from prospective Queensland business migrants and their migration agents is ‘How do I write a business proposal?’The most important thing to keep in mind is that the applicant MUST use the BSMQ business proposal template.

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Important update: Queensland skilled state nomination program now closed

Closure of BSMQ skilled program 10 May 2019 at 12pm


The Queensland skilled state nomination program has now closed 10 May 2018 at 12pm. Expressions of interest (EOI’s) submitted after this date and time will not be considered. BSMQ will continue to process those EOI’s that have previously been lodged from 18 April – 10 May 2019 12pm until quota has been reached. Please do … Continued

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