• Discrimination in Australia

    Discrimination across the ditch

    Up to 170,000 Māori live in Australia but many face hardship and discrimination in Australia, particularly on a visa without a heart.

  • Bridging Visas Australia

    Bridging visas

    New Zealanders do not require a Bridging Visa when applying for a permanent because their Special Category Visa does not expire.

  • Income exemption 189 visa

    NZ 189 Visa income exemptions

    Some points of clarification when claiming an income exemption for the NZ 189 Visa.

  • Immigration Form 80

    Form 80 – personal details and character assessment

    The Dept of Home Affairs are increasingly asking anyone aged 18 or over to complete Form 80 when applying for a visa or citizenship.

  • Migration agents Australia

    Migration agents

    Find a migration agent, or make a complaint.

  • Proposed citizenship changes

    Timeline of proposed citizenship changes

    The Australian Government has recently made several attempts to change the eligibility criteria for Permanent Visa-holders wanting to apply for citizenship,

  • First Home Owner Grant

    First Home Owners Grant

    New Zealanders residing in Australia can access the First Home Owners Grant, subject to meeting the other eligibility criteria.

  • Foreign Buyer Additional Tax

    Foreign buyer additional stamp duty

    New Zealanders who hold a Special Category Visa (SCV) are exempt from paying the Foreign Buyer additional stamp duty.

  • The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

    The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing support for Australians with a significant and permanent disability, their families and carers.

  • Higher Education Reforms FAQs

    Information for New Zealanders and permanent residents currently studying, or planning to study, in Australia.