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While the Australian Government has the mantra of putting Australians first in our national job market, the changes to the countries visa system could send our workforce backward. Uncertainty around the future available to them may cause skilled persons to look to other countries, taking their knowledge with them, resulting in a ‘brain drain’.   […]

The changes to the 457 Visa, now known as the Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa, can be difficult to wrap your mind around. While there has been a flood of information about the visa changes, there is one area that has flown under the radar – On-Hire Labour Agreements.   A company that holds an […]

As the dust settles on the Turnbull Government announcement that they were abolishing the 457 Visa and replacing it with the Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa, the most significant concern has been how Permanent Residency works with this new scheme.   Importantly, these changes won’t come into effect until March 2018, meaning if you are […]

  TRANSCRIPT   JOHN GLOVER: Hello and welcome to this week’s Pendragon Straight Talk. Once again, we’ve been inundated with questions around the 457 visa. This week’s question is can I get permanent residency under the new TSS, Temporary Skills Shortage, System, which is basically taking over from the 457.   The TSS program has […]