The Subclass 482 Visa in the times of COVID-19

About this Visa The visa has three streams: Short-term, a visa period up to two years* with one onshore extension of two years (unless an ITO applies). Must meet Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements. No pathway to permanent residence Medium-term, a visa period up to four years* (unless an ITO applies) with no limit on … Continued
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The complete moving guide to Sydney

Moving to Sydney is an exciting idea and comes as no surprise – the diverse and striking capital is ranked highly in the Top 10 listings of most liveable cities in the world. Boasting a unique and distinctive skyline, the diverse and cultural city welcomes as many as 10 million visitors each year. The sweeping … Continued
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GIM Project Success – City of Kingston

City of Kingston is a local government area in South East Melbourne and is a diverse community with estimated resident population of nearly 160,000. In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Local Government Victoria released a bulletin to local councils instructing that all council venues including libraries and community venues must close indefinitely. Municipal offices … Continued
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Cyclone Smart – Preparing Australians for 2020-21 Cyclone Season

Considering the extreme weather we’ve been experiencing, the Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA has published Cyclone Smart – a bulletin educating the local communities of the risks, behaviours and steps to action if effected by a cyclone. On average, Australians experience nine (9) to eleven (11) The Australian cyclone season runs approximately from … Continued
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Pet Travel Policy in the Hot Weather Update

As part of our ongoing commitment to setting the highest standards of care for travelling pets, Jetpets has updated our Hot Weather and Brachycephalic policies to ensure pet’s safety, comfort and welfare. When quoting for this summer season we will try to ensure pets are not flying in the hottest part of the day. Putting … Continued
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Restrictions on temporary visa holders entering Australia

The Border Force Commissioner has been given powers to approve travel in compelling and compassionate situations. The Government has put a framework around that which includes critical infrastructure projects, health and essential services, split families and temporary visa holders with a prior established residence in Australia and who were caught offshore by the travel restrictions. … Continued
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Australia – Extension of visas for Hong Kong Passport Holders

August 2020 – as recently announced by the Australian Government, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has extended the length of visas for the skilled (visa subclass 482) and temporary graduate visas (visa subclass 485) to a maximum stay of five years for Hong Kong passport holders. For those Hong Kong passport holders who on … Continued
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Choose Grace as your information management partner

With over 50 years in the business, Grace is uniquely qualified to deliver excellence in information management. Grace provides solutions for the full range of manufacturing sector information management requirements, from storage and indexing to retrieval and destruction. Here are the advantages your business will enjoy with Grace: With over 50 years in the business, … Continued
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When time is money, fast record retrieval is dollars in the bank

A major obstacle to financial information workflows is speed of access. The cost of manual labour within financial organisations is an under-acknowledged burden. When staff are forced to spend an inordinate amount of time in discovery, business processes can slow dramatically and overall expenses can inflate beyond acceptable limits. In a study published by the … Continued
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