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Short-term Lets Can’t Be Stopped

August 1, 2016
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The Melbourne Supreme Court recently ruled that owners’ corporations could not pass by-laws banning short-stay lets, such as through Airbnb, in apartment buildings.

While by-laws can be passed controlling what people do with their units, the NSW Civil Administration Tribunal (NCAT) can overturn them if […]

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New Queensland BIIP and QSOL criteria to take effect 25 July 2016

July 16, 2016
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The new Queensland Skilled Occupation List (QSOL) and Queensland Business Criteria for the Business, Innovation and Investment Program (BIIP) have been approved by the Queensland Government.

Starting on 25 July 2016, the following changes will take effect:

Subclass 132 Business Talent (Significant Business History Stream)

Net […]

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A New Hope?

July 13, 2016
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The DIBP’s failure to register a legislative instrument in more or less the same manner as it failed to do in the cases of Singh v. Minister for immigration & Anor [2012] FMCA 145 and Sharma v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs &amp […]

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New English Language Requirements by ANMAC Starting 1 July 2016

June 29, 2016
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The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) has made changes to its English language requirements for skills assessment.

Under the new ANMAC rules, the following tests results will be accepted effective 1 July 2016:
• IELTS (Academic): Test results from one or two test sittings taken within a […]

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