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A podcast about the Australian Immigration System

Moving To Australia

G’day everyone. Moving to Australia is a weekly podcast from Debika Migration Services where we discuss the Australian Immigration System and give you insights on the various pathways available to become an Australian permanent resident or citizen.  If you are a skilled worker, student, business owner, investor, researcher, or someone with skills that Australia values, then this podcast is for you.

Join our co-hosts Amitava Deb and Arun Belur who deep dive into the various visa categories – skilled migration visa, student visa, family visa, business or investor visa –  and showcase fun interviews with guests from various backgrounds who share valuable insights on how you can ply your trade down under and much more.  It’s available on Apple Podcast, Spotify, YouTube Podcasts, and Amazon music. You can connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram using the links in the podcast description.

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In today’s episode, we discuss the recent changes to the student visa program.
The Temporary Skill Shortage visa lets an employer sponsor a suitably skilled worker to fill a position they can’t find a suitably skilled Australian to fill. Amitava weighs in on how an employer in Australia can nominate an overseas worker for a TSS visa when they are unable to fill the position locally.
In this episode, we have a conversation about the great Kiwi exodus. Amitava reveals why so many New Zealanders are flocking to Oz.
In this episode, Amitava walks you through some of the most common conditions that he has seen being attached to Regional visa (subclass 491), Student Visa (subclass 485), Parent visa (subclass 870), Visitor visa(subclass 600), and Working Holiday visa (subclass 417).
In this episode Amitava sheds light on the truth about living and working in regional areas. He navigates the complex landscape of Designated Regional Areas defined by the Department of Home Affairs.
Amitava shares his insights on what applicants must do for getting their skills assessed before lodging an EOI. He discusses the course of action for applicants who have received an invitation to apply for a visa, but their skills assessment has expired.
In this episode Amitava talks in detail about OMARA's role in registering & overseeing migration agents who provide migration assistance, CPD of migration agents, managing providers of CPD, and how they handle complaints against migration agents from consumers who seek immigration assistance.
One of the objectives of the Migration Strategy is to streamline the temporary skilled migration. In this podcast 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.

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We are a MARA registered organization with over 2 decades of experience in general skilled migration, visa appeals, employer sponsorship, family migration, student and post-study work visas and more.