Author: Michelle LeFevre

Fantastic News For 457/482 Nomination Transfers

457/482 Nomination Transfers and the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) Levy We are pleased to confirm we have received some fantastic news regarding how the payment of the SAF levy will affect employers facilitating a nomination transfer for a subclass 457 or subclass 482 visa holder. Going forward, all employers facilitating subclass 457/482 nomination transfers will only need toRead more

SAF Levy And Labour Market Testing: New Requirements As At 12 August 2018

Labour Market Testing: Requirements, Exemptions and Recommendations Yesterday, on Sunday 12 August 2018, the long-anticipated Skilling Australians Fund levy was introduced, bringing along with it new Labour Market Testing requirements for Temporary Skills Shortage (subclass 482) nomination applications. We have now received confirmation from the Department of Home Affairs full details of the new requirementsRead more

NEW Labour Market Testing Requirements

NEW Labour Market Testing Legislative Requirements Following on from our newsletter yesterday afternoon regarding the introduction of the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) levy on Sunday 12 August 2018, we can now confirm details of the new Labour Market Testing legislation. The new Labour Market Testing requirements are as follows: The sponsoring employer must evidence they have advertisedRead more

Important Announcement: Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) Levy Will Be Introduced On 12 August 2018

SKILLING AUSTRALIANS FUND (SAF) LEVY TO BE INTRODUCED SUNDAY 12 AUGUST 2018 To our valued corporate clients, please be advised we have just received confirmation from our industry association that the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) levy will be introduced on Sunday 12 August 2018.The levy will be applicable to all nomination applications for employer-sponsored visas lodgedRead more

Eligible For Citizenship? Find Out Now!

Want to apply for your Australian citizenship but not sure if you’re eligible? Not to worry – we have formulated a quick and easy online eligibility form. Fill out the form, press submit, sit back and wait for our email you with further information. Complete Form NOW

Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) Expected To Be Released In The Next Four Weeks

Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) Due to be Released in the Next Four Weeks  A friendly reminder to all of our corporate clients that the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) levy is anticipated to be released within the next four weeks. We encourage anyone eligible to lodge a Temporary Skills Shortage (subclass 482), Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186)Read more

Increase In Department Of Home Affairs Fees; MasterCard Credit Card Surcharge

VISA APPLICATION CHARGE INCREASES AS OF JULY 2018 We would like to advise our clients that as of July 2018 the Department of Home Affairs has increased their visa application charge (VAC) fees across a number of visa subclasses. This has and will continue to affect all visa applications lodged on or after 1 July 2018.Read more

Important Update: Skilling Australians Fund & Labour Market Testing

Skilling Australians Funds Acts & Labour Market Testing  As mentioned yesterday, we’ve now received confirmation that Skilling Australians Fund Acts has received Royal Assent as of 22 May 2018 and will come into effect from a date fixed by: Proclamation; or On the day after six months from 22 May 2018 (Potentially being 23 November 2018). Our industryRead more