Legal News - July 2012

Migrants stay past visa expiration dates
Date: Jul 30, 2012

The number of people who stay in Australia after their visa has expired is on the rise, figures obtained by....

India provides Australia's largest migrant source
Date: Jul 23, 2012

India now provides Australia with its biggest source of migrants, official figures from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC)....

Skilled migration program is on target
Date: Jul 20, 2012

The government's 2011-12 permanent migration program has been delivered on target with the 185,000 available places being filled.


Should you write a will?
Date: Jul 18, 2012

Will writing is often one of those things that is put to the back of people's minds - but is....

Quality education needed to encourage overseas students
Date: Jul 17, 2012

Migration lawyers could see a fall in business from Chinese students unless efforts are made to improve the....

Central West to welcome skilled migration seminars
Date: Jul 16, 2012

Individuals and businesses who are struggling to get to grips with the skilled migration changes that came into force on....

Choosing the right power of attorney
Date: Jul 12, 2012

During the estate planning process, there are all sorts of things you will need to consider, with power....

Migrants to help tackle tourism labour shortage?
Date: Jul 11, 2012

Overseas workers in the tourism industry could soon need the services of migration lawyers as the government considers....

On-Hire Labour Agreement brings migrant workers to IT sector
Date: Jul 10, 2012

As Australia's IT industry struggles to meet demand for skills, it is becoming increasingly common for companies to recruit workers....

Applying for a divorce in Australia
Date: Jul 09, 2012

In order for a divorce to be legally recognised in Australia, there are various avenues that need to be followed.

The advantages of a binding financial agreement
Date: Jul 04, 2012

Going to a family lawyer with the intention of establishing a binding financial agreement can have a number....

Appointing an enduring guardian has its benefits
Date: Jul 03, 2012

There are various aspects of the estate planning process to take into account, with writing a will often....

Skilled migration changes come into force
Date: Jul 02, 2012

July 1 not only marked the start of the financial year, but also the introduction of a number of changes....