Legislative Instrument LIN 24/009 which commences on 1 April 2024, will now require student visa holders to seek the Minister’s approval to undertake critical technology related study. This new framework will endeavour to protect Australia's national interests from malicious activities.
In this episode Amitava touches upon why action is needed, what are the existing commitments, and the new reforms the government wants to bring in later this year.
In this episode, Amitava discusses: how the MATES program benefits Indian students with a degree in ICT, AI, FinTech, Renewable Energy, Mining, AgriTech; what activities can one undertake while on this visa in Australia; how one can extend their stay and become eligible for permanent residency.
Targeting temporary skilled migration to address skills needs and promote worker mobility.
The government is bringing in a set of new measures to strengthen the integrity of Australia's international education system that will help international students and graduates realize their potential.
The Minister for Home Affairs established this Rapid Review to address migrant worker exploitation, and to identify proposals for both systemic reform and discrete measures to prevent, deter and sanction individuals who seek to abuse Australia's visa system.
The latest revision of subsection 8(5) of LIN 18/036 confirms that the advertising and acceptance of applications or expressions of interest over two or more non-consecutive periods does not satisfy the labour market testing condition.