Australia is committed to reducing its net annual migration from a record high of 510,000 within the next two years.
Elevated language requirements:
English language requirements for student and temporary graduate visas will be raised starting early next year.
Ensuring genuine intent:
A genuine student test will be introduced to all international students to ensure the majority returns to their home countries after completing their studies.
Student visas for low-risk providers will get faster approval while higher-risk providers will face slower processing
Faster visas for professionals:
Professionals earning a minimum of $135,000 per annum will benefit from expedited vice processing.