Australian Government, 2012‑13 Budget

Appendix A: Policy Decisions taken since the 2012-13 Budget (Continued)

Revenue Measures (Continued)

Immigration and Citizenship

Visa Application Charges — targeted increases

Revenue ($m)
  2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
Department of Immigration and Citizenship 52.2 143.0 156.2 169.0

The Government will increase a number of Visa Application Charges from 1 January 2013.

Increased Visa Application Charges will apply to: skilled graduates; partners; working holiday makers; and temporary overseas workers. A list of visa application charges is available on the Department of Immigration and Citizenship website:

This measure is estimated to increase revenue by $520.5 million over four years.

Increased revenue from this measure will be redirected to support other Government priorities.

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