Two Queensland companies sign landmark MOU with Vietnam government agency

20-09-2018

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 opens

14-09-2018

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 canvasses investment opportunities

10-09-2018

BSMQ joined the Rockhampton Regional Council’s table (hosted by Mayor Margaret Stelow) 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

17-07-2018

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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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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BSMQ Agribusiness Investment Delegation at Beef Australia 2018

BSMQ Agribusiness Investment Delegation – Beef Australia 2018

18-05-2018

BSMQ hosted a delegation from China, Taiwan, and Vietnam in various locations in Queensland from 8 to 15 May 2018 to showcase the investment opportunities in Queensland’s agricultural industry, particularly in beef and horticulture. There were 22 delegates comprising of migration agents, business migrants and investors. The program kicked off in BSMQ’s head office in … 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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Australian Tax and Investment Seminar for SIV holders

Event: Australian Tax and Investment Seminar for SIV holders

03-04-2018

BSMQ, PwC and Westpac jointly held an Australian Tax and Investment Seminar on the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and Australian Asset Allocation on 27 March 2018. There were over 60 attendees, including current migrants, migration agents and other stakeholders. This was an aftercare initiative designed for Queensland Significant Investor Visa (SIV) holders with a Chinese … Continued

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