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Video: 10 Things you need to know about the 482 visa - Work Visa Australian Immigration & Citizenship News

The new subclass 482 TSS visa has replaced the subclass 457 visa.

This is the 10 Things you need to know about the 482 visa.

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Top 10 Facts You Need to Know About the New Australian 482 Visa

Top 10 Facts You Need to Know About the New Australian 482 Visa

The TSS subclass 482 visa was introduced on 18 March 2018. It replaced the 457 visa which will no longer be granted. While applications for the 457 Visa are no longer being accepted, applications that were filed before 18 March 2018 will still be processed. View the full list of 457 and 482 Visa differences here.

10 points on the TSS 482 Visa:

  1. Stages and Streams
  2. Labour Market Testing
  3. Training Requirements and Sponsor Obligations
  4. Genuine Need for Position
  5. The Annual Market Salary Rate (AMSR)
  6. Skills Assessments and Work Experience requirements
  7. Providing Complete Documents
  8. School Fees and Giving Birth in Australia
  9. Alternatives to the 482
  10. Pathway to Australian
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20,000 Less Skilled, RSMS, and Partner Visas Granted Due to New Integrity Measures from Australian Immigration Department

20,000 Less Skilled, RSMS, and Partner Visas Granted Due to New Integrity Measures from Australian Immigration Department

Tougher vetting imposed by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has led migration to plummet to its lowest since 2007. As reported by the Department of Home Affairs, actual intake fell from 183,608 in 2016-2017 to a staggering 162,417 for the 2017-2018 financial year. This is attributed to a 46 per cent increase in visas being refused and an additional 17 per cent rise in application withdrawals due to the greater scrutiny, according to The Australian. Even though the government is not required to fulfil the current migration cap of 190,000, nearly every previous year they have.

 

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Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) to make ENS 186, RSMS 187 and TSS 482 visas more expensive! Lodge now to avoid additional costs!

Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) to make ENS 186, RSMS 187 and TSS 482 visas more expensive! Lodge now to avoid additional costs!

In an earlier article posed on 28 March 2018, we discussed the Government’s plans to introduce the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) which employers would have to contribute to before a work visa can be approved.

We can now confirm that the legislation which introduces the fund was passed by the Australian Senate on 8 May 2018.

 

What is the Skilling Australians Fund?

The Australian Government introduced the SAF to fund projects that support apprenticeships and traineeships, and will focus on training Australian workers in new skills.

"This fund will ensure an ongoing source of revenue to support Australian skills development and the take-up of apprenticeships and traineeships. The new fund will replace the existing training benchmarks, which have not been successful in generating training opportunities to allow Australians to fill skill gaps,” the government said in the Budget.

 

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457 Visa Abolished and Replaced by TSS 482 Visa – Changes Summarised

457 Visa Abolished and Replaced by TSS 482 Visa – Changes Summarised

The TSS 482 visa was introduced on 18 March 2018. It replaces the 457 visa which will no longer be granted.

UPDATE: Since writing this article we have released more information on the TSS 482 visa. See the links below for more information. 

Top 10 Facts You Need to Know About the New Australian 482 Visa"

Video: Top 10 Facts You Need to Know About the New Australian 482 Visa

What are the main features of the TSS Visa?

The Temporary Skills Shortage Visa subclass 482 is a short term work visa.

The TSS allows approved employers (sponsors) to nominate approved positions from the occupation list for overseas workers to fill.

The overseas workers must have the required levels of skills and English to be granted the visa.

The features of the TSS as outlined by the Department fact sheet include:

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