Queensland

Bridging Visa holders: s48 bar

20-04-2021

If an applicant is currently on a bridging visa and has been invited to lodge documents with Migration Queensland for a subclass 190 or 491 visa, they must notify Migration Queensland of any past visa refusals or cancellations. If an applicant has received a visa refusal or cancellation whilst on a bridging visa they are … Continued

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Queensland

‘First Date of Entry’ Information

07-09-2020

Migration Queensland 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 … Continued

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Queensland

Migration Queensland business and skilled program remains closed on 1 July 2020

01-07-2020

Migration Queensland 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, Migration Queensland’s business and skilled migration program will remain closed on 1 July 2020 until further notice. Please note: Migration Queensland will not be accepting any Expressions … Continued

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Queensland

Occupations removed from QSOL

12-03-2020

Due to a high demand and quota being met for the following occupations, these occupations have been removed from QSOLs. If your occupation has been removed, please do not submit an EOI as it will not be picked up.   Occupations removed from QSOL 12 March 2020   Onshore (includes Queensland Postgraduate (Alumni)) and Offshore … Continued

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QSOL update

Migration Queensland 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 Migration Queensland has received … Continued

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Greg McKean with Roadshow delegates

Migration Queensland Migration and Investment Roadshow in Ho Chi Minh City

11-07-2018

Migration Queensland 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. Migration Queensland 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.

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

21-05-2018

Business nominations Migration Queensland 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 Migration Queensland currently has a backlog of applications and is temporarily suspending issuing new invitations for skilled applications until … Continued

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