Queensland

BSMQ business and skilled program remains closed on 1 July 2020

01-07-2020

BSMQ has been advised by the Department of Home Affairs (HA) that it will not be in a position to open the 2020/21 migration program on 1 July 2020. As a consequence, BSMQ’s business and skilled migration program will remain closed on 1 July 2020 until further notice. Please note:  BSMQ will not be accepting any Expressions of Interests (EOIs) submitted … Continued

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Hong Kong Trade and Investment Commissioner and BSMQ take part in innovative ‘Queensland Investment and Migration Virtual Fair’

25-06-2020

Queensland Trade and Investment Commissioner, Hong Kong – Julia Herries, and BSMQ Senior Project Officers – Marney Richardson and Cynthia Chen, were the key note speakers in a live webinar with Hong Kong based Migration firm Ascent Step Ltd International recently. The live webinar was segment of a cutting edge virtual exhibition space – in … Continued

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BSMQ tours Taiwan and Hong Kong on Migration and Investment Roadshow

11-11-2019

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 has temporarily suspended subclass 132 and 188 Queensland State Nominations

BSMQ temporarily suspends issuing new invitations for business applications

02-01-2019

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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QSOL update

BSMQ Update to QSOL

24-10-2018

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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Greg McKean with Roadshow delegates

BSMQ Teams up with Landmark in Ho Chi Minh City

15-07-2018

BSMQ teamed up with Brisbane-based Landmark Business Consultants to deliver a business migration and investment seminar in Ho Chi Minh City. Team Queensland, dressed in Brisbane Broncos jerseys, entertained the 60 strong Saigon business community outlining State’s diversified industry profile, investment opportunities across a range of industries and tax and legal advice on how to … Continued

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Greg McKean with Roadshow delegates

BSMQ Migration and Investment Roadshow in Ho Chi Minh City

11-07-2018

BSMQ Migration and Investment Roadshow to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam from 8–10 July 2018 to promote awareness of Queensland as a business migration destination. BSMQ Manager Greg Mckean conducted presentation on the seminar hosted by AIMs attracted over 150 potential migrants.                

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Suncorp Stadium. Image Courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland.

BSMQ issuing new invitations for business visa applications. Invitations for skilled applications are still currently suspended.

21-05-2018

Business nominations BSMQ is continuing to issue new invitations for business applications, however due to a backlog of applications, the processing of new business visa applications may be delayed until July 2018.   Skilled nominations BSMQ currently has a backlog of applications and is temporarily suspending issuing new invitations for skilled applications until July 2018. … Continued

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Trade 2018: Health and Knowledge Program

Trade 2018: Health and Knowledge Program

14-05-2018

BSMQ hosted a health and aged care delegation to Trade 2018, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Trade and Investment Program, from 9-13 April 2018. The delegates were given an exclusive access to Queensland leaders in the fields of health, biomedical, life sciences, and aged care. They also learnt about Queensland capabilities in health, including world leading … Continued

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