BSMQ end-of-year events and awards

BSMQ 2018 end-of-year events and awards


Australia China Business Council (ACBC) Migrants Networking Event BSMQ teamed up with the Australia China Business Council (ACBC – QLD Division) for its end of year event on 29 November on Level 41, 1 William Street. Apart from the spectacular vistas of Brisbane transitioning from evening to night, the 180 strong business migrants from mainland … Continued

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BSMQ have re-opened selected subclass 132 and 188 Queensland State Nominations

BSMQ to re-open Business Program for selected visa subclasses


BSMQ will issue business nomination invitations to selected visa subclasses on Friday 25 January 2019 until additional nomination quota has been filled. These visa subclasses include: 132A Business Talent visa (Permanent) – Significant Business History stream (excluding applications with an intention to invest in residential property development businesses in Brisbane and Gold Coast) 188B – … Continued

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BSMQ has temporarily suspended subclass 132 and 188 Queensland State Nominations

BSMQ temporarily suspends issuing new invitations for business applications


Queensland is temporarily suspending issuing new invitations for the following visas under the Business Innovation and Investment Program from 02/01/2019. Queensland are not accepting any new EOI’s submitted from this date. The visa subclasses suspended include: 188 – Business Innovation (188A), Investor (188B), 188 Significant Investor (SIV or 188C), 188 Entrepreneur (188E), 132 – Significant … Continued

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BSMQ closure for Christmas 2018

BSMQ closure dates for the holiday period


BSMQ will close from 21 December 2018 until the 02 January 2019 for the holiday period. We appreciate your patience with the slower processing and assessment time during December 2018 and January 2019. We thank you for your support of BSMQ in 2018 and we look forward to working with you in 2019. From all … Continued

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QSOL update

BSMQ Update to QSOL


22 November 2018 Please note that the following occupations: Finance Manager – 132211 Registered Nurse (Aged Care) – 254412 Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) – 254415 Developer Programmer – 261312 Software Engineer – 261313 will be removed from all the Queensland Skilled Occupation Lists (QSOLs) on 22 November 2018 as BSMQ has received many … Continued

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MOU signing in Vietnam

Two Queensland companies sign landmark MOU with Vietnam government agency


Two Queensland professional services firms have partnered with the Investment Promotion Centre – South Vietnam (IPCS), part of the Ministry of Planning and Investment, to promote market opportunities. At an event in Ho Chi Minh City promoting Queensland as a business and lifestyle destination, Landmark Consulting Group and Holzworth Partners, both of Brisbane, signed a … Continued

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Pearson Professional Centre

Pearson Professional Centre opens


Greg McKean, Manager of Business & Skilled Migration Queensland, attended the opening of Pearson Professional Centre in Brisbane and toured its facilities. The new centre provides Pearson Test of English (PTE) testing services and provides more choice to international students and migrants. David Barnett, Managing Director, Pearson Asia Pacific said the new test centre in Brisbane … Continued

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Queensland Futures Summit 2018

Queensland Futures Summit canvasses investment opportunities


BSMQ joined the Rockhampton Regional Council’s table (hosted by Mayor Margaret Strelow) at the Queensland Futures Summit in Brisbane on 29 August 2018. The Summit discussed the future direction of Queensland’s key industry sectors including educational research, biotechnology, tourism and space technologies, an emerging industry for Queensland. A key theme of each session was how … Continued

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Darling Downs at sunset

BSMQ Update: interstate skilled applicants no longer eligible


Interstate applicants are no longer able to apply for Queensland state nomination. If you are currently interstate, in order to be eligible for Queensland state nomination, you must meet our Working in Queensland or Alumni pathway criteria. This would require you to move to Queensland and meet any working requirements before submitting an Expression of … Continued

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