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Labour Market Testing: What are your new obligations for the 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

Changes to Business Sponsorship with the TSS Visa

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

Labour Market Testing: What you need to do NOW

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

Interim guidelines on occupational caveats for July 1 2017

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

Summary of 1 July 2017 visa and migration changes

Podcast: Immigration update for Australian restaurants

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.  

Is your Industry Association lobbying for 1 July changes for Restaurant Managers?

Australian Citizenship Changes 2017

Summary of 457 Visa changes

As you are most probably aware, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull yesterday announced some sweeping changes to the 457 and Employer Sponsorship visa classes. I’d like to give you a quick precis of our understanding of these changes.   The 457
457 visa checklist for chefs

TSS Visa checklist for Chef applicants