From 23 November 2013, all sponsors for the Subclass 457 visa will need to satisfy the newly introduced Labour Market Testing (‘LMT’) requirement in order to secure the visa or sponsorship transfer for their candidate....more
Effective 1 July 2013, a number of legislative changes have taken place in an effort to enhance the Subclass 457 Temporary Work Skilled Program.
Effective 14 March 2013, the Australian Government has introduced several changes to the existing employer sanctions framework in response to what was termed as an ineffective regime with very little enforceability....more
The new Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Mr Brendan O’Connor, has announced a suite of proposed changes to the Subclass 457 visa program in response to Australia’s changing economic conditions....more
The Significant Investor Visa was recently introduced by the Government, providing a new pathway for migrants who invest more than A$5 million in certain Australian investments and opening the door to more...more