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‘Temporary Skill Shortage Visa’ Category

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 […]

Are you aware of the Skilling Australians Fund? Whether you lodge for a four year visa upfront, or lodge yearly, be careful of the extra costs.   The proposed new legislation which will introduce the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) has passed in parliament and is currently awaiting Royal Assent. Once it receives Royal Assent, both […]

Are you looking to employ a skilled worker from overseas? Do you have a current Standard Business Sponsorship? The Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) subclass 482 visa (formally the 457 Visa) allows businesses to address labour shortages by bringing in genuinely skilled workers where they cannot source an appropriately skilled Australian. The business can nominate and […]