Occupation Lists

The Australia Department of Home Affairs Occupations Lists are called the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MTLSSL) and the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) and includes a set of skilled occupations determined by the Department of Education and Training (DET) and the Department of Home Affairs (formerly DIBP). The Regional Occupation List (ROL) includes […]

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A brief explanation of Labour Market Testing requirements.

Labour Market Testing requirements will depend on which visa stream you are nominating under. For some visa types (eg 482 TSS visa) you must demonstrate that you can not find a suitable Australian citizen or permanent resident worker. For these visas, if you nominate an overseas worker, you will need to test the local labour […]

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Nomination Training Contribution Charge

Nomination Training Contribution Charge – What is this? The Nomination Training Contribution Charge is the charge that is imposed on employers who nominate workers for temporary or permanent skilled work visas. The charge replaces requirements in the Migration Regulations requiring sponsors under the temporary sponsored work visa program, or employers nominating a worker for the Direct […]

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Labour Market Testing (LMT)

Labour Market Testing must be completed if an employer wishes to nominate an employee for a visa. This means that the business must have tested the local labour market, in the form of advertising the nominated position, prior to nominating the overseas migrant worker. This requirement aims to satisfy DHA that a suitable Australian worker […]

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