Queensland benefits from Global Talent Visa Program

23-09-2020

Will Banks was the first ever migrant from Europe, and first globally in the fintech sector, to be granted a visa through the Department of Home Affairs Global Talent Visa Program – and he was granted his permanent residency in just 3 weeks! With a high-profile and illustrious background in banking and entrepreneurship in the … Continued

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Business migrants invest $306m in Queensland

16-09-2020

Eighty-six business migrants have invested $306 million and created 306 jobs in Queensland in the past 4 years, according to data gathered by TIQ’s Business and Skilled Migration Queensland (BSMQ) team. Eighty-six business migrants have invested $306 million and created 306 jobs in Queensland in the past 4 years, according to data gathered by TIQ’s Business and Skilled Migration Queensland (BSMQ) … Continued

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‘First Date of Entry’ Information

07-09-2020

BSMQ has been receiving enquiries regarding ‘the first date of entry’ for state nominated visas granted offshore. The Department of Home Affairs is aware that visa holders may not be able to travel to Australia by ‘first date of entry’ detailed on the visa grant letter due to COVID-19 restrictions, and has released the below … Continued

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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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