Tag Archives: Skilling Australians Fund

Further changes to the visa program

Further to our May 2018 update, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has provided further commentary and updates about the changes being made to the visa program which we have summarised below.

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Commencement of the Subclass 482 (Temporary Skill Shortage) visa

On 18 March 2018, the Federal Government introduced the Subclass 482 visa program designed to take over the Subclass 457 Temporary Skilled Visa. Key features of the program which have not been introduced yet are the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) and amended Labour Market Testing (LMT) provisions as these are subject to the passage of legislation.

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Further updates to the 457 Visa

Further updates have been announced by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) on 18 November 2017 which we have summarised here.

Regional Boundaries update

Perth is longer classified as a regional area for the purposes of a Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) Subclass 187 visa which means employers within this area no longer have access to this program. This will not apply retrospectively.

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