True Blue Migration Blog

457 Visa or 187 Visa

If you’re trying to weigh up your Australian work visa options then you might be wondering whether to go for the 457 (Temporary Work) Visa or the 187 RSMS Visa. In this blog, we’ll be looking at the key differences between these two visa subclasses. If you are eligible for both types, most people find that the 187 visa has the most benefits. There is also an option for people to move from a 457 visa to a 187 visa via the Temporary Residence Transition Stream once they’ve worked on their 457 visa for the same sponsor for over two […]

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186 Visa or 187 Visa?

  When it comes to Australian permanent residency visas, the 186 visa and 187 RSMS (Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme) visa are similar in that both require employer sponsorship. However, there are several differences between the two and it’s advisable to carefully weigh these up or seek the advice of a Registered Migration Agent before choosing which to apply for. You can read more about both visa types on our website, but here is a summary of the main differences. Working in a regional area One of the main differences between the 186 and 187 visas is that the 187 RSMS […]

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Working Holiday Visa – Tax Time Bomb

Australian tax reforms mean you’re going to lose A LOT of money… For many young people, the Australian Working Holiday Visa is a rite of passage. It’s an opportunity to venture out into the world and earn a few bob whilst soaking up the sun and meeting new people. Some people return home, some apply for a second Working Holiday Visa and some are offered sponsorship by an Australian employer. One thing that most Working Holiday Makers have in common – until now – is benefiting from a generous annual tax-free threshold of $18,200. But all that’s about to change… […]

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