The Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) Levy came into force on August 12th 2018 and impacts employers nominating overseas workers on temporary and permanent visas. Download our fact sheet which will help explain your obligations.
If you're a restaurant or hotel owner, finding chefs locally can be difficult and sponsoring a chef from overseas may be your only option. This post outlines the key things you need to know about sponsoring a chef from overseas on a TSS visa.
As you will now no doubt be aware, sourcing, processing and lodging new TSS Visa applications become significantly more difficult. One of the new key hurdles is satisfying the governments new Labour Market Testing (LMT) requirements. For a nomination
The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has confirmed that the new Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) has come into effect as of Sunday 18th March 2018. The new TSS Visa which replaces the 457 Visa program affects both sponsors and
With the replacement of the 457 Visa to the new Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa in March 2018 come new obligations for employers regarding Labour Market Testing. Put simply, Labour Market Testing will be required for every occupation applied for
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection have released an updated version of the interim guidelines for occupation caveats for July 1 2017. Access the guidelines here >> Interim Guidelines on occupational caveats
As was expected there were several changes to the Temporary and Permanent visa streams on the 1st July. Whilst many industries had a level of success in having occupations moved or re-instated, unfortunately, hospitality was not one of them. Find out more in this post.
I had a great chat with Ken Burgin this week from the Profitable Hospitality podcast about the status of immigration for Australian restaurants. See below for the interview.