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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Department of Home Affairs

Important notice: newly formed Department of Home Affairs

21-12-2017

As of 20 December 2017, all visa and citizenship services are part of the newly formed Department of Home Affairs (DHA) www.homeaffairs.gov.au, replacing the previous Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP). A new organisational structure which reflects how the work and functions of Home Affairs will be aligned in the future will come into effect … Continued

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Visa updates

Important notice for Significant Investor Visa (SIV) holders (subclass 188)

07-12-2017

Please note this notice does not constitute legal advice and we would highly recommend you seek the advice of a registered migration agent as to your individual circumstances. Lodgement of visa subclass 888 application If you applied for your provisional visa (subclass 188) in the Significant Investor stream prior to 1 July 2015, you are eligible to … Continued

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Brisbane CBD from Kangaroo Point cliffs

Important notice: BSMQ office closure dates

06-12-2017

BSMQ will be closed from the 23 December 2017 to 1 January 2018 for the holiday break. We appreciate your patience with the slower processing and assessment time during December 2017 and January 2018.

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Darling Downs at sunset

BSMQ Update: interstate skilled applicants no longer eligible

25-10-2017

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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Advance Rockhampton seminar

Event: BSMQ Asialink Queensland investment seminar

23-10-2017

Business and Skilled Migration Queensland (BSMQ), in conjunction with Asialink and McCullough Robertson, held an investment focused lunch-time seminar “Queensland – the emerging international investment destination for business migrants” on 19 October 2017. It was well attended by over 55 people, with informative speakers and a panel discussion on Queensland as an ideal location for business migration … Continued

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