Coronavirus : Australian Immigration Policy Changes & 482 Losses for temporary workers



0:15 The effects on employer sponsored Visas

  • Due to the conditions placed on business during the coronavirus crisis, loss of jobs for some 457 and 482 visa holders is leading to difficulty in meeting their visa obligations
  • Condition 8607 part (5) (5) If the holder ceases employment, the period during which the holder ceases employment must not exceed 60 consecutive days.

3:04 Changes to migration policy

  • We predict a reduction in overall migration planning levels.The current planning levels for the 2020 Financial year are 162,000 visas. -Visa requirements may become higher. -Any changes will be announced from .July 1, 2020

4:56 Visa Applications -mistakes to avoid -It is important to provide accurate information to Government authorities

  • Failure to provide accurate information may lead to a visa refusal or a refusal on the basis of not meeting Public Interest Criterion 4020
  • A Public Interest Criterion 4020 refusal will result in a 3 year ban from applying for another Australian visa


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