Lawyers reinstated on the Skilled Occupation List!
It's a great day for lawyers, foreign lawyers and GSM applicants with legal occupations in Australia today!
The Law Council of Australia has succesfully lobbied to have Lawyers reinstated back on the Skilled Occupation List
Please view the Law Council's media release on this exciting news here.
Furthermore, the Department of Immigration has also published a new fact sheet on the new point test to be implemented on 1 July 2011.
As stated in the fact sheet, one of the focus of the new points test is better English levels. We should also watch out for the upcoming changes to the 'English' component of the program which would reverse the Berenguel decision. More details on the new regulations on 'English' to come.