Migration Update 2020-21

What to expect in 2021

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2019-2020 financial Year did not end according to plan which led a huge drop in Migration number compared to that of the previous year where 22920 invitations where issued.

  • 2019-2020 financial year saw a significant 66 percent drop in Migration number for subclass 189 compared to that of the previous year with only 7720 Invitations issued.

During this Pandemic, if you are unsure about your options and would like to know more, check the following pages:

👉 To discuss your Study options/Visa inquiry and Migration pathway, book an Online Consultation with us:


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At RACC Australia -Education and Migration Services, we do not charge any service fee for student visa applications.

What to expect in 2021?

Due to COVID-19, the Federal Government has pushed it's budget to October from June 2020. If everything goes well and Melbourne's stage four restriction is managed properly, chances are the federal budget will take place in October, and the government will announce the Migration ceiling and Migration plan during that period.

  • Australia's economy hugely relies on Migration and the Government is thinking to support International students and offering different incentives such as FREE Visa Extension services if the student is affected by COVID-19. 

Read more: https://www.racc.net.au/international-student-visa-update

  • Also, several arrangements have been made for offshore students who are eligible to apply for Temporary Graduate Visa (TR 485), now they can apply from outside of Australia.

Read more: https://www.racc.net.au/tr485-application-offshore

  • The Government has announced a 5-year Temporary Graduate Visa scheme for Hong Kong students who are affected by the political tantrum back in their home country. 

Read more: https://www.racc.net.au/new-visa-options-hongkong

🔹 As of this point, it is advisable that if you are looking to apply for PR (Permanent Residency) in the future, you can try to attain as much Point as possible for your PR. For example, doing the Professional Year Program, CCL, etc.

🔹 You can also consider the Regional Migration option. You only need 65 points to be eligible to apply for State/Regional Migration considering you have met State/Region specific criteria defined by individual states. 

👉 If you want to know more about your PR pathway/ Regional Migration options / Study options / change your course / Visa extension, book a Free Online Consultation with us:


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Whenever we receive an update from Migration, we will try to update you.

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