Category: Announcements

Deng’s Immigration Journey
Deng's Immigration Journey
Immigration law is an incredibly rewarding area of law because we are often directly involved in matters that greatly impact the lives of the individuals and families we assist. We...
Important updates to visa applications during COVID-19
Important updates to visa applications during COVID-19
Some categories of visas require applicants to be outside of Australia at the time the visa is granted. The Immigration Department is aware that COVID-19 travel restrictions are affecting visa...
Madison Marcus polo team wins debut game at Scone Cup
Madison Marcus polo team wins debut game at Scone Cup
In exciting news for Madison Marcus, our newly-formed polo team competed in their first tournament of the season – The Scone Cup Challenge. With 15 highly skilled teams competing, we...
A new era in data protection
A new era in data protection
We’re proud to be setting the benchmark in data protection by becoming the first law firm in Australia to partner with Secured Communications and sign up to their Mercury communication platform. The platform is an ultra-secure, encrypted videoconference, messaging, audio calling, and file transfer platform designed for business use. Unlike other companies...
Travel exemptions: navigating COVID-19 restrictions and what you need to know before you travel
Travel exemptions: navigating COVID-19 restrictions and what you need to know before you travel
Currently, nationwide travel restrictions remain in place, affecting thousands of people wishing to exit or enter Australia. A request for a ‘travel exemption’ is the only means by which some...
Visa updates: Victoria and NSW
Visa updates: Victoria and NSW
VICTORIA Victoria’s 2020-21 Business and Investor Visa nomination program (subclass 188 and 132) opened on 8 September 2020. To help the state’s economic recovery and health response to the pandemic,...
Immigration Update: Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List and Enhanced Labour Market Testing
Immigration Update: Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List and Enhanced Labour Market Testing
On 2 September 2020 the Australian Government announced two key changes to Australia’s immigration laws ­– a new priority skills list has been introduced and labour market testing requirements have...
Thoughts and sympathies to the people affected by the devastating explosion in Beirut, Lebanon
Thoughts and sympathies to the people affected by the devastating explosion in Beirut, Lebanon
On 4 August 2020, the world was shocked by the horrific explosion in Beirut, Lebanon which has killed at least 135 people and injured more than 5000 others. The stories...
HONG KONG UPDATE: THE IMPACT OF THE NEW NATIONAL SECURITY LAW UPON HONG KONG BUSINESSES, INVESTORS AND FUTURE AUSTRALIAN VISA APPLICANTS
HONG KONG UPDATE: THE IMPACT OF THE NEW NATIONAL SECURITY LAW UPON HONG KONG BUSINESSES, INVESTORS AND FUTURE AUSTRALIAN VISA APPLICANTS
In a response to Hong Kong’s new National Security Law, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has suspended the country’s extradition agreement, extended visas for the estimated 10,000 Hong Kong people...
GOOD THINGS COME IN THREES – PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCEMENT
GOOD THINGS COME IN THREES - PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCEMENT
At Madison Marcus, we love to celebrate employees who embody our values of passion, integrity, progress and teamwork. With that in mind, we’re thrilled to congratulate three of our team...