Travel Restrictions and Exemptions when entering Australia – COVID 19

Travel Exemptions COVID19 - Coming to Australia

Australia has implemented strict travel measures in an attempt to protect the health of the Australian community and to combat the spread of the COVID 19 virus. There are currently a limited number of flights to and from Australia, available only to travellers who have been granted an individual travel exemption or who are automatically exempt.

Labour Market Testing: Requirements for employers – 11 November 2020

Labour Market Testing Update 11 November 2020

For all 482 and 494 nominations lodged on or after 30th September 2020 all nominated positions must be advertised on the Governments Job Active website. This is a free online jobs website. This measure “ensures that appropriately skilled Australian citizens and permanent residents are given work opportunities before overseas workers when a business has a vacancy”.

Welcome Back, Tanya Tekuleka!

                      To our dear clients, we are so pleased to announce that Tanya Tekuleka, our Senior Registered Migration Agent, has returned to office after spending the last six months on maternity leave. Tanya has been dearly missed around the office and we are so thrilled toRead more

We’re Moving!

IMPORTANT NOTICE To our valued clients, please be advised we will be relocating our office to Suite 6, 16 Waratah Street, Mona Vale, NSW 2103 Australia on Thursday 1 November 2018. Please note our postal address remains unchanged: PO Box 1584, Warriewood Square, NSW 2102 Australia. As a result of the move, we kindly request you allow our teamRead more

September 2018 Newsletter

To our valued clients, First Class Migration Australia would like to announce that starting this month we will be releasing a monthly newsletter, in addition to our ad-hoc announcements and updates, which will cover a range of topics and areas of migration law. If you have any suggestions or feedback as to areas you’d likeRead more

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