Australian Migration Alert – COVID-19: Effects on Australian Visa Holders

    March 2020

    Several countries across the world have now imposed travel restrictions and stringent measures in place in efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This is an unprecedented event and, as such, the impact of these restrictions are changing daily, and the scope of how much this will affect Australia, our immigration program, and current non-residents in Australia is unclear.

    This alert provides a high-level review of the current travel restrictions in place, as well as an overview of how COVID-19 could affect sponsors, employers and skilled visa holders in Australia.