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Australia Work Visa and Immigration news and blogs from the Migration Experts - Sellanes Clark

SAF Levy Starts 12 August 2018

 August 06, 2018  ·   Carlos Sellanes


  Skilling Australians Fund levy commences August 12th 2018 Passed by the Australian Senate some months ago, the Skilling Australians Fund Charges Act (The Act) has now been made into law and will commence formally on August 12th 2018. The Act relates to a ‘nomination training contribution charge’ which, under...

New High Tech Visa Announced

 April 13, 2018  ·   Carlos Sellanes


Global Talent Scheme – New visa for highly skilled tech professionals In a recent article for Information Age, Managing Editor Roulla Yiacoumi identified this upcoming visa trial, designed to provide a pathway for overseas highly skilled...

Employer Nomination Schemes

 April 03, 2018  ·   Carlos Sellanes


The latest range of modifications to Subclass 186 (Employer Nomination Scheme) and Subclass 187 (Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme) were introduced on March 18th 2018, finding many points of parity with the broad series of recent migration legislation amendments whilst, quite predictably, tightening requirements for...

Working Visa Information

 November 15, 2017  ·   Kevin Clark


Hiring foreign workers can be a highly beneficial option for many Australian businesses. Whether you are unable to find appropriately skilled locals, don’t have the resources to train existing staff, or are looking to introduce a fresh perspective –...

Victoria Occupation List

 November 07, 2017  ·   Carlos Sellanes


The Live in Victoria website has announced a temporary closure of applications for engineering and building occupations on the Visa Nomination Occupation List for Victoria. Due to an influx of visa applications, the following occupations will be put on hold from 16 October 2017 to 12 January...