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Temporary Skilled Workers 457 Visa Ru...

Temporary Skilled Workers 457 Visa Rules Changing - Australia

457 Temporary Skilled Workers Visa’ bearers residing in South Australia with children will now face some new rules that are going to be enforced from January 2017.Temporary Skilled Workers 457 Visa Rules Changing – Australia ‘457 Temporary Skilled Workers Visa’ bearers residing in South Australia with children will now face some new rules that are […]

Demands for 457 visa reform reignited...

Australian 457 visa

Australian business groups are reigniting the campaign for 457 visa reform, stating that the time has come to ‘dispel misinformation about the 457 visa scheme….’ In a move likely to create friction with unions over the 457 visa for temporary skilled migrants, business groups are demanding that the government abolishes ‘Labor-era market testing arrangements in […]

Australia Might let India to Bring Em...

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Indian firms who are investing in big projects in Australia might be permitted to get employees from India for building these projects, making a path for other various other categories other than IT and nurses, that were key beneficiaries of shortage in labor abroad.   The government of Australia provided the facility through its Agreement […]

Australian 457 visa applications up 1...

Australian 457 visa

The number of Australian Temporary Work (Skilled) (Subclass 457) visa applications rose by 15% between 2014 and 2015, according to the latest figures released by the Australian Immigration Department.  The 457 visa has become more and more popular. The number of visas granted increased from 30,000 in 1998 to about 120,000 in 2013. The 457 […]

Labor plan to cancel Australian 457 v...

Australia 457 visa

Australia’s Labor Party is being warned that offshore oil rigs could be at risk should changes to foreign worker visas, such as the 400 and 457 visas, go ahead. In Parliament on May 2nd, 2016, the Labor Party put forward proposals to cancel the visas of foreign workers in the oil and gas industry.  According […]