Archive for Category: Visa News

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The WA Graduate Occupation List

Big News in WA! The Department of Training and Workforce Development (DTWD) announced yesterday that it is extending its graduate migration pathway under its State Nomination Migration Program to include WA vocational education and training (VET) graduates! The program that commenced last year originally only targeted university graduates. But...

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482 Temporary Skills Shortage visa – Exemptions through international agreements

What is the 482 TSS visa? This visa enables employers to address labour shortages by bringing in skilled workers where employers can’t source an appropriately skilled Australian worker. Some of the requirements of this visa can be attained through several exemptions due to international agreements that Australia is a...

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New Visas – 491 Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa, end of the 187, Subclass 494 (Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional)) visa and Subclass 191 (Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional)) visa

The explanatory statement can be found on the Federal Register of Legislation here. The 491 visa supersedes the Subclass 489 (Skilled – Regional (Provisional)) visa when the amendment comes into effect on 16 November 2019. A second visa, the Subclass 494 (Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional)) will also come...

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