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Coronavirus: Struggling Indians on Work or Students Visa are pleading to the Indian govt to repatriate them home

The students and workers from India who recently came to Australia for either study or work are requesting Indian govt. to send them back home in India due to the Coronavirus crisis situation. A group of almost 200 people have appealed to the Indian High Commission to help them return to India amid the coronavirus […]

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Coronavirus disrupts dreams of Indian students wanting to study Australia

Australia is one of the top destinations currently for Indians especially for those who want to study abroad. However, the Coronavirus has changed the situation a bit and it may get worse soon.  Since the outbreak of Coronavirus, the no. of Indian students and even tourists visiting Australia has gone down since the start of […]

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Importance of a migration agent in Applying for visas

Australia is a country of opportunities, and it is also among the best countries where immigrants land to realize and achieve their goals over a period of time. People from all over the world come here to study, travel or migrate. Having the right knowledge of visas from the right source is very important for […]

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50% Rise in Indian Students Visiting Australia

In the last few years, many of the international students visiting Australia for studies are from India. They have enrolled themselves in undergraduate and postgraduate programs. A few of them have also taken to research in a variety of disciplines. Australian high commissioner to India, Mr Harinder Sidhu on asking about the collaboration with the […]

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Reasons Behind the Growth of Indian Tourists in Australia

The number of Indian tourists visiting Australia is increasing boosting Australian tourism. The reason behind this is a growing Indian diaspora in the country.  A large number of tourists enter Australia to meet friends and relatives in the country. The number of Indian tourists jumped by 15 % to 343,000 tourists. The visitor consumption expenditure […]

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India tops the list of skilled visa immigrants in Australia 

In last few years, Australia has seen a big surge in overall immigration from India. Around 3 lakh Indians migrated and settled in Australia in last 15 years, according to ABS (Australia Bureau of Statistics). Most of these skilled migrants have some sort of previous education in India and migrated to Australia for higher education […]

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Australia Immigration levels reach 10-year low!

As a result of the new rules by home affairs minister Peter Dutton, the number of people permanently migrating to Australia has dropped 10 percent. This immigration rate is the lowest in past 10 years! In the past financial year, 21,000 less people were allowed into Australia.  Further, a crackdown on fraud activities, claims, and visa […]

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3 lakh Indians visited Australia in 2017

Once UK was the number one travel destinations for Indian travellers but in last few years, Australia seems to have taken the top destination spot. More than 3 lakh Indians visited Australia last year which is much more than any previous year. As per Tourism Australia, 259,900 Indians travelled to Australia in 2016 and the […]

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Trump may deport thousands of Indian H-1B visa holders in US

US president Donald Trump’s administration is reportedly considering a proposal that could lead to the deportation of thousands of Indians and drastically impact Indian IT business. If US gvt decide to go ahead with this proposal, many H-1B visa holders may have to leave the country while they wait for pending green cards to come […]

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Travel Visa processing for Indians made faster

From July 1, 2017, all Indian passport holders will have the option of lodging Visitor visa applications online — a move which will see faster processing of visitor visa applications in India, and will also give the applicants the ability to monitor the status of their applicaiton. “The online application option would make applying for […]

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Indians can take $5K in cash abroad

Indians can take $5K in cash abroad post new norms to help avoid exchange fee The Indian government increased purchase limit from duty-free stores in Indian currency from Rs 5,000 to Rs 25,000, which will help you avoid paying excessive exchange fee to your credit card issuer when you return from your overseas trip. The […]

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The most surprising things about Australia, according to an Indian student

Shiva Krishnan is studying a Masters in Management at the University of Sydney. Hailing from Chennai in southern India, he has studied in India, Canada for three years and has been studying in Australia for almost a year. Here’s what has surprised him most about Australia since he moved here. Australians aren’t racist, they’re friendly. […]

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1.5 Lakhs Visas Granted to Indians in 2015-16

1.5 lakh visas have been granted to Indians by the Australian High Commission in Delhi during the 2015-16 program year, displaying the rise in connections between the two countries. Australia’s High Commissioner to India, Harinder Sidhu, said, “It is a landmark achievement. This is the first time ever that we have reached the 150,000-mark in […]

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Indian migration history to Australia

Today Indians top the list of immigration in Australia. So we thought of digging into the history of migration of Indians in Australia.  Dig into the Indian migration history to Australia, and you will find out that between 1800 and 1860, Indians were brought to Australia to work as labourers and domestic workers particularly in country towns […]

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Indians migrated to Australia 4,000 years ago – centuries before the Europeans

A new study presents a theory that Indians arrived in Australia 4000 years ago and the genes had got mixed with that of Australian aboriginals. This was before the Europeans colonized Down Under. Dingo, the Australian wild dog, may have also been an Indian export besides stone tool technologies that changed the way Australian aboriginals […]

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Long-term multiple entry visa for high-spending Indian travelers

It seems like a good news for Indians who like to make multiple visits to Australia. 3-year multiple-entry visitor visa for India will be in action by July 2016. This is an attempt to make high-spending Indian travellers repeat visits. The trial which targets frequent short-term travellers to Australia, will allow entry into Australia multiple […]

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