Category Archive for: ‘Visas’

Cattle farmers, cotton growers, pig and sheep farmers, and further job categories will be placed on the Regional Occupation List

The Australian government has moved to address chronic labour shortages on Australian farms by enabling foreign workers to stay in the country longer and access permanent residency. Cattle farmers, cotton growers, pig and sheep farmers, and further job categories will be placed on the Regional Occupation List, allowing employers to bring in foreign workers on four year visas that can …

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Australian Partner Visa

If you ever applied for a Partner Visa (subclass 820/309), you know that a processing time for this visa subclass can be up to 20 month. This means that partner visa applicants and their sponsors have to wait for a decision for almost 2 years before they can apply for the second stage (permanent) Partner Visa! Luckily, our clients received …

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Over the Moon

Hi there, Wow i am over the moon now. Thank you so much for all your hard work and input over the last 20 months. Its been one helluva ride dus far. Thanks team, ill recommed you guys any day!!!! Wow Tx Claudia

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A deceased who dies outside of the Republic of South Africa and who was resident in Australia, but who leaves property and/or any document that is a Will or is intended as a Will in the Republic of South Africa; the estate must be reported to the Master of the High Court in the Republic of South Africa. It is …

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Changes To Certain Australian Visas

Major changes to certain Australian visas have been announced by the Australian Department of Immigration in April 2017. Prepared by Phillip Silver –Principal Lawyer Benjamin Franklin apparently wrote in a 1789 letter that in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. If Benjamin Franklin were alive today he would to his list of certainties “being ambushed by …

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Philip Silver Recommendation

My family had been granted permanent residence in Australia in the middle of 2008. Due to unforeseen family circumstances my family and I were not able to permanently relocate to Australia within the given time period allocated. After visiting Australia in December 2015 I made up my mind that after I finish my final year of studies I would like …

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Immigration scam targets migrants

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning migrants to watch out for scammers pretending to be from the ‘Department of Immigration’, threatening deportation and demanding money. The ACCC has received 300 reports about this scam since March, with more than $150,000 reported lost. “The scammers target migrants and temporary visa holders, claiming there are problems with their immigration paperwork …

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IMMI Grant Notification

Dear Hafizah, Phillip & All, Many thanks for all your help, we truly appreciate your expertise and professionalism in helping us secure this significant milestone. You’re one amazing Law and Immigration Firm that we have and will continue to recommend to those in need. We definitely look forward to the ‘Aussie’ way of life, terima kasih banyak sekali lagi! 😀 …

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Dear Phillip Silver Team,

I would like to thank you all for your excellent services provided during the last months. Without your fast and professional acting, it would have not been possible for me and my family to gain permanent residency. I think every staff involved did an outstanding job, and I am sure I will continue to recommend your company in the future …

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Phillip Silver and Associates rally to help Danny Green and Green Machine save his Boxing Comeback

Danny Green June 2015

This week the Phillip Silver and Associates team were met with a last minute emergency request to apply for visas for Danny’s Green’s opponent. Danny Green who is Australia’s 4 time, world champion boxer is scheduled to fight on the 19th August against an international champion. However this past weekend, his initial opponent Tomas Kovacs was deemed medically unfit and …

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