NEWSREEL

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…

CHANGES TO TEMPORARY ACTIVITY VISA FRAMEWORK

Changes will be introduced to the temporary activity framework with a view to simplify the application…

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…

New SkillsSelect Occupation lists 2016/17

The department has released the SkillsSelect 2016/17 occupations ceilings. The Skilled Occupation List – and related…

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…