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Full-time administration -Graduate Entry: Colombo/ Sri Lanka

Full-time administration -Graduate Entry – For Renu & Associates Pty Ltd Overseas Offices:

We are currently seeking a technology-savvy and organised individuals from Sri Lanka/ Colombo.
This is a role for someone seeking a long-term opportunity, who wants to become part of the company and enrich the company culture. You need to be the kind of person who genuinely cares about the work they do and understands how your work can affect the business as a whole, someone who can see how setting up a system could help the workflow run more smoothly, and know how to implement it.
You will need excellent attention to detail, be comfortable using Mac, Windows and MS Office suite – mainly. Word and PowerPoint. Most importantly, you will need to have a can-do attitude.
You will be the sole administrator in the office, so you can expect to be always engaged and never bored. This role is definitely heavily focused on the admin work on clients file, which will take up a large percentage of your attention. As the company grows, it is expected that the administration “team” will expand and you can hand over some of the administration tasks to an administration assistant.
Forward your resume to Renu Suwaris. Email: or

Prescribed visa classes for offshore resources activities

This Select Instrument specifies the visas that permit the holder to participate in, or support, an offshore resources activity in relation to an area.

This Regulation amends the Principal Regulations to provide that:

  • Subclass 400 (Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity)) visa and the Subclass 457 (Temporary Work (Skilled)) visas now permit the holder to participate in, or support, an offshore resources activity in relation to an area;
  • holders of these visas who will be in an area to participate in or to support an offshore resources, are authorised to enter Australia in a way other than through a port or pre-cleared flight; and
  • an Australian citizen or holder of a permanent visa, a Subclass 400 or a Subclass 457 visa, who has entered Australia in an area to participate in, or to support an offshore resources activity and whose entry has been reported in writing to Immigration will not need to comply with the requirement to be immigration cleared under section 166 of the Migration Act.

This Regulation commences 14 December 2015.


Parent and Other Family visa numbers 2015/2016

Ministerial Determination – IMMI 15/111 – F2015L01846 – Determination of Granting of Parent and Other Family Visas in the 2015/2016 Financial Year – Migration Act 1958 . 

This Determination specifies the number of visas in the following classes that will be granted in the financial year from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016:

  • Parent (Migrant (Class AX) and Aged Parent (Residence) (Class BP) = maximum 1550 visas 
  • Other Family (Migrant) (Class BO) and Other Family (Residence) (Class BU) = maximum 520 visas​

New Zealand citizens are included in this specified maximum number of visas, unless otherwise included in the Migration Programme.