Australia: Immigration Enhancements in the 2023 Budget 

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points 

  • The government of Australia introduced the 2023 federal budget with details on immigration fund increases and more  


The government of Australia introduced a new federal budget for 2023. The budget includes additional measures and resources dedicated to increasing skilled migration to the country. Some of these measures will include: 

  • Introducing additional efforts to streamline visa processing to reduce the visa backlog  
  • Increasing the number of visa applications that can be accepted each year  
  • Increasing staff numbers  

For additional information on the new budget, check here.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Australia introduced a new federal budget, with significant funds being dedicated to improving the immigration system throughout the country and increasing the number of skilled migrants working in Australia.  

Looking Ahead  

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