Australia to consider a tougher Citizenship test

The Immigration Minister, Mr Dutton wants to see greater focus on people’s ability to integrate into Australian society in the hope to stop extremists from gaining Australian citizenship…an interesting application.

The new test will be structured around whether the migrants have been working, their children attending school and whether their spouse is attending English lessons, instead of answering the basic questions about Australia’s political structure, parliament, election and perfunctory duties of a citizen.

Interested to see what the current Citizenship test? Click on the link below and try for yourself. You need to answer at least 15 questions correctly to pass (75%).

Misconception – Nomination by NSW for a business visa

Q: Does my business background have to be in the same field as my proposed business in order to be nominated by NSW government?

A: NSW government has a flexible approach to nomination for business visas and you don’t need to demonstrate that you have a business background in the same field as your proposed NSW business.

Student visa frameworks simplified

On the 1st of July 2016, the Australian Government introduced a simplified student visa framework (SSVF) to support Australia’s education services sector.

Key changes under the SSVF are:

  • a reduction in the number of student visa subclasses from eight to two; and
  • the introduction of a simplified single immigration risk framework for all international students.


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