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A GUIDE TO LABOUR MARKET TESTING

Before nominating an overseas worker for a position in Australia, all sponsors are required to make…

THE SKILLING AUSTRALIANS FUND LEVY

What is the SAF Levy? Sponsors for Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) and Employer Nominated Scheme (ENS)…

Reduced permanent migration has an impact

Australia accepted 162,417 permanent migrants in the past year, a decrease of more than 10% on…

NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR 457 VISA APPLICATIONS

Changes with immediate effect are as follows: Visa applicants must have an occupation on the new…

Skills Assessments in the 457 Programme

The issue of discretionary skills assessment requests has been raised frequently recently. The Department has now…

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…

Proposed public education contribution fee for 457 visa holders in SA

The state government is introducing a fee for families on 457 visas whose children attend public…

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…

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…