The new rules for temporary work visas: seven key changes that every Australian business needs to know

The new rules for temporary work visas: seven key changes that every Australian business needs to know

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Last month the Government announced sweeping changes to the temporary work visa in Australia. This suite of changes is complex and affects every business that uses temporary employer-sponsored work visas or may like to do so in the future. Here, we set out the seven key changes that you need to know about. Pay attention to the dates – some changes are already in effect, others occur in July 2017, December 2017 and March 2018. For further information on how the changes affect your business, let us know and we will point you in the direction of an immigration specialist. 1. The qualifying occupations for temporary work visas have changed Starting from 19 April 2017, the Temporary Work (Skilled) (subclass 457) visa is now being approved only for occupations on…
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