Skilling Australians Fund Commences 12th August 2018

Skilling Australians Fund Commences 12th August 2018

Earlier this week, the government confirmed its plans to commence the Skilling Australians Fund. Commencing on 12th August 2018, the Act relates to the ‘nomination training contribution charge’. Put simply, employers nominating to bring foreign workers into Australia for temporary or permanent skilled work visas will be hit with a nomination fee. Employers will be asked to pay a fee for each year they expect the visa entrant to be working in Australia. These fees will significantly increase the cost of nominating foreign workers and are required to be paid in full when the application is lodged.

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What could happen with the 457 visa program?

What could happen with the 457 visa program?

It’s widely expected that the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton may announce drastic measures next month, to curb the amount of people coming into Australia on the Working 457 program. He made it clear last year that he would be reducing the list of eligible occupations to encourage more employment opportunities for Australians. Within the last few weeks, it’s believed that he has met with the Ministerial Advisory Council on Skilled Migration who were offering guidance and over this subject.

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Introducing Liz Yue Chen our new Registered Migration Agent in Canberra

Introducing Liz Yue Chen our new Registered Migration Agent in Canberra

Liz Yue Chen is a woman on a mission. Highly focussed and driven from an early age, she set herself a target to visit 30 countries before she reached the age of 30 and at 29, she’s already broken that record by visiting 33. Liz has recently joined us as a Registered Migration Agent and brings her skills and expertise to the people of Canberra serving clients on the east coast.

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Sponsorship Accreditation 457 visa Employers

Sponsorship Accreditation 457 visa Employers

Sponsorship Accreditation changes from 1 July 2016

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Australia's Most Wanted

Australia's Most Wanted

Are you an Audiologist or Prosthetist? Have you even heard of these professions? They are both on the latest ‘wanted’ list or Skilled Occupation List for migrants which is issued by the Australian Government every year and comes into force next month.

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