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SKILLING AUSTRALIANS FUND (SAF) levy to commence August 12, 2018

The long-heralded imposition of the Skilling Australians Fund levy will become effective August 12, 2018, and payable for employer-sponsored nomination applications for temporary or permanent skilled work visas. SAF will be managed by the Department of Education and Training, to underwrite skills development of Australians.  It replaces the previous requirement of nominating employers to prove [...]

Timeline of the 457 Visa Cancellation and Changes

Following the Australian Government’s April 2017 announcement of the abolition of the 457 visa program and rem, Expat presents a detailed timeline of the changes applied and changes pending in relation to the relevant skilled visas. Why are the changes being made? The government has announced that changes are being made in order to better [...]

Friendly Reminder to all Employers of Overseas Workers

Officers from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) have performed a compliance operation in the country’s centre after it was found that 16 workers may have been employed in breach of their visas. With the cooperation of the Northern Territory Police Force the individuals were detained on a farm in the community of Ti [...]

More news from our Visa team

Accredited Sponsor Status for Australian Subclass 457 Temporary Residence Visa Nominations Effective November 7, 2011, the Department of Immigration (DIAC) announced that Employers may apply for Accredited Sponsor status to qualify for priority processing of Subclass 457 visa nominations. Accreditation status is available for employers with a long and positive history of dealing with DIAC, [...]

Announcing New changes to the 457 Business Sponsorship

 TEMPORARY RESIDENCE VISA, Subclass 457 & 470 MIGRATION AMENDMENT REGULATION CHANGES – Effective September 14, 2009       —   MAJOR REFORM OF SPONSORSHIP OBLIGATIONS  —  OVERVIEW:   In conjunction with the Federal Government’s introduction on September 14, 2009 of the new Australian Worker Protection Act legislation, new migration legislation will apply to existing and future [...]