Increase to TSMIT as of 1 July 2024

The Australian has announced that starting from 1 July 2024, the Temporary Skilled Migration Income Threshold (TSMIT) will increase from $70,000 to $73,150, in accordance with indexation. All new nomination applications lodged as of 1 July 2024 must satisfy the new TSMIT, or the annual market salary rate, whichever is higher. Importantly, this new base […]

Migration Amendment (Dependent Secondary Partner Visa Applicants) Regulations 2024

On 2 April 2024, the Migration Amendment (Dependent Secondary Partner Visa Applicants) Regulations 2024 was registered, and it commences operation on 3 April 2024. These changes allow a limited cohort of secondary visa applicants for Partner (subclass 309) (Provisional) and Partner (subclass 100) visas who, due to the impact of the now revoked Ministerial Direction […]

Strengthening Employer Compliance

The Migration Amendment (Strengthening Employer Compliance) Act 2024 (“the Act”) will commence operation on 1 July 2024. Some of the changes provided by the Act include: For all things immigration, feel free to contact us or phone (03 9063 3340). DISCLAIMER: All of LawGration’s social media posts are subject to this disclaimer. Material contained in […]

Technology enabled statutory declarations

On 1 January 2024, changes to the Statutory Declarations Act (Cth) 1959 came into effect, which allow for new ways to make a Commonwealth statutory declaration. What is a statutory declaration? A statutory declaration is a kind of legal document in which the person making it, the declarant, attests to the truth and accuracy of […]