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‘482 Visa and Sponsorship’ Category

In April 2017 the Australian Government announced that it would be replacing the subclass 457 Visa with the Temporary Skill Shortage subclass 482 Visa. As of March 2018, this change was complete and the 457 visa ceased to exist. Since then the Skilling Australians Fund and Labour Market Testing has been introduced.   The Changes […]

On Sunday August 12th, the Skilling Australians Fund came into effect, as well as changes to Labour Market Testing. How will this affect you? Well the minimum increase will be a $1,200 up front training levy cost (Skilling Australians Fund) for every visa lodged and that cost increases depending on the visa you choose and […]

Yesterday the Department of Home Affairs released an update about the status of the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) and Labour Market Testing (LMT) for the Temporary Skill Shortage Visa. The Skilling Australians Fund is expected to come into effect at some point in the period after the 1st of July and will be payable on […]