The Northern Territory Government’s ‘Welcome to the Territory’ program

The Northern Territory Government’s ‘Welcome to the Territory’ incentives will boost the Territory’s population and create more jobs. The ‘Welcome to the Territory’ incentives are part of the Northern Territory Population Growth Strategy 2018 – 2028, which aims to create 21 000 jobs and boost the Territory’s economy by $10 billion over the next ten [...]

By |2018-09-25T13:57:24+10:00September 25th, 2018|NEWS / CHanges, RSMS / ENS, Skilled visa|0 Comments

Training benchmark and SAF levy obligations

12 August 2018 it is a date to remember.  As of 12 August 2018, the SAF levy is payable by Australia employers from 12 August 2018 who wish to: Sponsor overseas employees for a 482 visa.  Same rules as before, just different way of calculation levy. Nominate employees under the Temporary Residence Transition (TRT) stream, Direct Entry stream [...]

By |2018-09-04T12:23:25+10:00September 4th, 2018|457 visa, NEWS / CHanges, RSMS / ENS|0 Comments

and about changes again….RSMS

Yesterday Piotr Ferenc attended meeting for migration agents organized in Brisbane Information provided by Immigration or Home Affairs as they called themselves now, are still very vague. 9 days from possible cat off date, all we got are general, vague ideas of intention not actual changes. Part of the reason is that it still hasn’t been [...]

By |2018-02-21T12:25:31+10:00February 21st, 2018|Migration Australia, NEWS / CHanges, RSMS / ENS|0 Comments

186 /187 Changes being introduced for March 2018

So far still very vague, however.... Skilled occupation lists: The MLTSSL will apply to the ENS and the RSMS, with additional occupations available through the RSMS to support regional employers Salary arrangements: the new market salary framework planned to be introduced for the TSS visa will also apply to ENS and RSMS, including Temporary Skilled [...]

By |2018-02-20T09:57:33+10:00February 20th, 2018|NEWS / CHanges, RSMS / ENS|0 Comments

253 Occupations for Short‑term Skilled Occupation List for 457 short stay visa

Short‑term Skilled Occupation List of 253 available for short stay, maximum 2 years , 457 visa positions.  Other requirements are not changed, except ENS transitional won't be available and renewal of that visa won't be available. English and skills levels stays the same. Additional restrictions are applicable, defining environment when the position can be approved. [...]

By |2017-09-20T11:05:07+10:00July 3rd, 2017|457 visa, NEWS / CHanges, RSMS / ENS|0 Comments

178 Occupations on Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List for ENS/ RSMS long stay 457 visa

Lucky 178 occupations available for RSMS/ ENS and long stay 457 visa as of July 2017. Those occupations will allow for permanent migration to Australia. Other requirements stay similar to what it used to be, except: Maximum age 45 years old No English and skills exemptions for high salary earners. ENS / RSMS in transitional arrangements requires [...]

By |2017-09-20T11:07:19+10:00July 3rd, 2017|Employers, NEWS / CHanges, RSMS / ENS|0 Comments

Employer Sponsored Visa Changes

The New Budget and What it Means For You! As many of you are aware of, the Department of Immigration have made quite a lot of changes over the past few months including - visa application requirements, application prices, training benchmark requirements and more. Below we have listed some of the changes and some information [...]

By |2017-09-20T11:10:07+10:00June 28th, 2017|457 visa, Employers, NEWS / CHanges, RSMS / ENS|0 Comments

New visa fees as of 1 July 2017

On 1 July 2017, there will be slight increases to the Visa Application Charge for both the primary applicant and additional applicants. Luckily this year price increase is not very significant Student visa (subclass 500) and Student Guardian visa (subclass 590) will increase to $560.00; Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485) will increase to $1500.00; Training [...]

By |2017-05-18T11:00:40+10:00May 18th, 2017|457 visa, NEWS / CHanges, RSMS / ENS|0 Comments

April changes ; 457, ENS, RSMS affected

Changes in 457 visas are also affecting also ENS and RSMS. Yesterday, The Australian government announced changes to the 457 visa program.  As always, the 457 visa is a hot topic and everybody seems to focus on it, however it also means there will be changes for RSMS and ENS visas soon. As of today, [...]

By |2017-09-20T11:16:05+10:00April 19th, 2017|457 visa, Employers, NEWS / CHanges, RSMS / ENS|0 Comments

RPL – is it just a scam?

Recent developments and reports have put the ‘RPL’ process under the microscope. RPL stands for Recognition of Prior Learning, although they are used for a variety of reasons, more often than not people engage in RPL’s to meet the skill requirements for employment based visa’s (RSMS for example). Almost every work sponsored or nominated visa [...]

By |2016-06-02T11:41:29+10:00June 2nd, 2016|NEWS / CHanges, RSMS / ENS|0 Comments