New Skilled Regional Provisional Visas

There will be two new skilled regional provisional visas introduced in November 2019:

• Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa: for people sponsored by an employer in regional Australia.

• Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa: for people who are nominated by a State or Territory government or sponsored by an eligible family member to live and work in regional Australia.

MLTSSL list available for Skilled Migration as of now

For more details, please click below.

Training Visa 407

by Elaine Nunez-Caguioa

To all who are being recruited to work in Australia under Subclass 407 Training visa- Unpaid work placement.  

Please exercise caution with accepting such arrangements. Ask for legal advice before signing documents. Where possible, do not accept verbal assurances of salary/allowance payments.  This information is required to be clearly shown in your training contract signed by both parties.

Many Australian Businesses (Sponsors) who host trainees under the Training visa 407 still offer to pay a salary as per award wages under Fairwork Act Australia. Moreover, if you are already skilled and eligible, ask about the possibility of Sponsorship for Work visa Subclass 482 instead.

New Occupation Lists Available for Skilled Migration

As of 11 Mar 2019, a new list of occupations has been released for Skilled Migration.

Please click below for the Full Occupations List. 

Subclass 870 – The New Temporary Sponsored Parent Visa

On 1 March 2019, Immigration Minister David Coleman has announced that the new temporary Sponsored Parent visa will be made available on 17 April 2019.

Up to 15,000 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visas may be granted each program year. If the cap is reached in a program year, no further visas will be granted until the next program year commences on 1 July.