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Alternative English Language tests for Australian visa applicants

From 23 November 2014, the Australian Government’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection is accepting English language test scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test (TOEFL iBT) and the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) across the Temporary Graduate, Skilled, Former Resident, and

India announces new visa rules

Tourists travelling to India from 43 countries, including Australia, the U.S., Brazil, Germany, Japan and Russia will no longer have to queue at their local consulates to obtain visas. Tourists from countries will now be able to apply online to get an electronic travel authorisation within 72 hours.

Advisor Register

Media Release
Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann
Minister for Finance Acting Assistant Treasurer

1 December 2014

Government on track to deliver Financial Adviser Register
Contrary to inaccurate assertions in the Fairfax press this morning, the Government remains fully committed and on track to deliver on its enhanced, industry-wide public register of financial advisers by

Overseas Student Health Cover

This following article sourced from ACPET weekly news letter will be of great assistance to many who are seeking to come to Australia for study.

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection have issued a Fact Sheet regarding all student visa holders are required to have adequate health insurance while

Culture and competitive advantage

by Marian Poirier | Nov 14, 2014

Anyone involved in a team sport will tell you about the importance of team spirit and cohesion – whether on the pitch, the training field or in social circles after a game. It’s the intangible glue that binds together a group of talented

Hockey flags Asian financial services opportunities

Hockey flags Asian financial services opportunities

by Robin Christie | Nov 10, 2014
With Australia’s service industries representing 70 per cent of Australia’s economy, but just 17 per cent of its exports, the finance industry is missing a trick by not focusing more on the Asian export market.

According to Treasurer Joe

APRA, ASIC firm up mortgage lending rules

APRA, ASIC firm up mortgage lending rules

by Robin Christie | Nov 07, 2014
Macro-prudential measures aren’t on the cards at present, but regulators have issued revised guides to mortgage risk management and responsible lending.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) this week issued its final guide to residential mortgage lending, which

SMSF accountants urged to get licensed

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SMSF accountants urged to get licensed

by Robin Christie | Oct 28, 2014

As the deadline marking the end of the accountants’ licensing transition period approaches, a legal expert has urged accounting professionals to consider getting licensed to offer SMSF advice.

Senior Lawyer at The Fold Legal, Jaime Lumsden Kelly, said accountants

Unique Student Identification Number (USI)

The Australian government regulators are now introducing a central register for all students that complete a qualification course from 1st January 2015.

This register will then allow a students to allow access to their training organisations enter any newly completed qualification courses and allow the students one central point for

New Brokers Require Income Support

One has to also understand the industry better, in that one of the main reasons there is a high turnover of new entrants into this industry is more about the lack of leads and income.

Many new entrants have stars in their eyes when they hear the potential income they

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