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 […]Continue to read »
Subclass 186 Visa: Am I able to leave my employer after I obtain my permanent residence?
There is no enforceable provision that stops you from leaving your employer if you are on a Subclass 186 visa. If you applied through the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (Subclass 187), the answer would be different. Please note: Keystone Visa and Migration Services are a Migration Agency and this has been written by our Registered […]Continue to read »
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 […]Continue to read »
Latest report confirms Skilled Migrants add to Australia’s wealth.
Skilled migrants add to Australia’s wealth according to latest report. Supporting the level of Skilled Migration is reinforced in a report by Treasury and the Department of Home Affairs. https://cdn.tspace.gov.au/uploads/sites/107/2018/04/Shaping-a-Nation.pdf “Migrants deliver an economic dividend for Australia due to current policy settings which favor migrants of working age who have skills to contribute to the […]Continue to read »
Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa
In April 2017 the Government announced that the 457 Visa was going to be abolished in favour of the Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa. This was implemented with the introduction of the Temporary Skilled Shortage Visa (TSS) on Monday, 18 March 2018. The changes to Australia’s Temporary skilled visa programs that were introduced on 18 […]Continue to read »
Department of Immigration: Migration Program Report 2016-17
Skilled Stream The latest DIBP – Report on Migration program 2016-2017 has recently been released. Within the managed migration program the breakdown was: 123,567 places were delivered in the Skill stream; 56,220 places were delivered in the Family stream; and 421 places were delivered in the Special Eligibility stream. The Skill stream accounted for 67.3 […]Continue to read »