Latest news about changes to 457 visa rules

As of 19 April 2017, the lists contained in these schedules have been re-named: the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) as the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL); and the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL) as the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL). In addition, some significant changes have been made …

Immigration Department targeting work visa scams

New laws to stop work visa scams On the 14th of December 2015 the Australian Government introduced new criminal legislation which allows the Immigration department to cancel work visas and to impose administrative sanctions on visa sponsors. The new laws have been introduced to stop illegal payment for work visa …