On 18 March 2018, the 457 visa era finally came to an end, and the long-awaited Temporary Skills Shortage Subclass 482 visa was officially implemented.
Further information has been provided by the Department of Home Affairs to clarify issues and provisions related to the introduction of the TSS Visa. Here
We have been fielding many enquiries regarding the closure of state nomination applications for 188/132 visas in South Australia. Many clients and prospective clients seem
On 20 April 2017, the government announced changes to the citizenship criteria to be made effect immediately despite not getting the bill passed through Senate.
As most readers would be aware, the Turnbull government announced in April 2017 sweeping changes to the current 457 program, soon to be abolished and
The Department of Immigration & Border Protection, now part of the government’s Home Affairs portfolio, has announced today changes to the skilled occupation lists as
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has already announced that they will commence the collection of Tax File Number for 457 visa holders (and
The Department of Employment is responsible for undertaking a regular review of the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) and Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List
*Another back and forth confusing changes from DIBP* On 02 November 2017, legislation instrument amendment was made to the PIC 4020. The change read as