Category: News

Changes to the Temporary Activity Visas effective 19 November 2016

The Regulation repeals five visas:   Subclass 401 (Temporary Work (Long Stay Activity) visa; Subclass 402…

457 Visa holders will have less time to stay after their employment finishes

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has reduced the amount of time a 457…

ENTREPRENEUR VISA INTRODUCED

The new Entrepreneur visa, part of the Business Innovation and Investment Programme subclass 188 visa is…

GOVERNMENT PROPOSES CHANGES TO THE WORKING HOLIDAY VISA

Treasurer Scott Morrison has announced a raft of proposed changes to the 417 Working Holiday Visa….

Simon De Vere – ABC Lateline

Simon recently featured on an ABC Lateline report into delays in processing refugee citizenship applications. Before…

Workplace Laws: Are you compliant?

Following recent action taken by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) in respect of some companies that…

Forthcoming DIBP job cuts may impact visa processing times

Hundreds more public servants at the Immigration Department and Australian Border Force are set to lose…

Election 2016… All quiet on the 457 front

In the race to the polls little has been said on 457 visas.  For each of…

The benefits of transitioning your 457 holders to permanent residents

Contrary to popular belief there are benefits to you as an employer in transitioning a 457…

HOW DO YOU REMAIN 457 COMPLIANT AFTER THE END OF FINANCIAL YEAR?

The end of June marks the end of the financial reporting year. This is also the…