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TSS Visa (Subclass 482) to PR

  Before we know it, the 457 visa will be a distant memory and the Government’s new Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa program (Subclass 482) will be in full swing. Transitioning to permanent residency from the 457 visa was relatively straightforward, with most people eligible for a 186 visa after two years via the Temporary Resident Transition Stream. So, what happens once the TSS visa kicks in? TSS visa to PR The 482 visa will be split into two streams. If you’re only eligible for the short-term stream then unfortunately you will not be able to transition to permanent residency. However, […]

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457 Visa Changes – Summary of Reforms

  The UK did it with Brexit, America did it with Trump and now Australia seems to be following suit. Picking on migrants for political gain is certainly a growing trend. The Australian Government dealt a blow to thousands of workers and employers yesterday when it announced plans to abolish the 457 visa scheme and replace it with two new temporary skilled visas as part of a Temporary Skill Shortage Visa Program. Within hours of the announcement, two significantly condensed lists were released, the Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) and the Short-Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL). The program is being […]

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