IMMIGRATION & COMMERCIAL LAW BLOG

Why you should choose a property solicitor instead of a conveyancer

If you're buying or selling property, then you're probably aware that there's a lot of paperwork involved. Because transferring property ownership is a complex transaction involving a number of taxes and laws, this paperwork is done by professionals. These professionals can be either property solicitors or conveyancers.

What are the requirements for an Australian parent visa?

If you've decided to make your home in Australia but your parents are overseas, they can come and live here on a parent visa. There are two caterogries of parent visa:

  • Australian Contributory Parent Visa (CPV)
  • Australian Parent Visa (PV)

How to stay in Australia with a partner visa

If you're in a relationship with an Australian citizen or permanent resident, it's reasonable that you might want to stay in Australia and build a life with them here. Fortunately, genuine relationships are recognised by the Australian government and you should be able to get an Australian partner visa or prospective marriage visa. 

How to sponsor someone for a 457 visa

The 457 visa exists to help employers overcome local skills shortages. It's a temporary visa that allows a non-citizen to live and work in Australia for up to four years. As an employer, you're responsible for sponsoring someone to work for your organisation in Australia.