Record number of people pledging their allegiance to Australia
In the 2019-20 financial year, 204,817 people were conferred Australian citizenship – a 60 per cent increase on the previous financial year and the highest number on record. The Department of Home Affairs has also resumed citizenship interviews and testing, in line with COVID-19 health advice (25 July 2020).
Supporting international students to support Australian jobsThe Morrison Government is making a number of changes to student visa arrangements to ensure Australia remains a priority destination for international students as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. Five visa changes will ensure international students are not worse off due to the coronavirus pandemic and that Australia remains competitive with other countries (20 July 2020).
Student Visa (Subclass 500) lets you remain in Australia for up to 5 years for studying in Australia.
This visa is the first stage to obtaining a subclass 801 permanent Partner visa.
Temporary Graduate Visa
You can apply for a Temporary Graduate Visa after completing your 2 years of studies in Australia.
Regional Sponsored Visa
With this Visa you can live and work in Regional Australia and then apply for the Permanent Residence Visa.