Over the past 18 months, there has been a lot of concern about the potential changes to the 457 visas, but there have been very few practical changes The 457-skilled working visa will be replaced by the Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa from March 2018. Having said that there are a few technical changes to the visa which was the 457.
We chatted to our migration agents about any changes which will be coming into effect or already implemented:
The Government is introducing the TSS visa in early March 2018 to ensure businesses can access the critical skills they need to grow, where no skilled Australian worker is available. GPs are currently able to access:
This is the highest level of visa available which means that GPs are still understood to be in the highest demand in Australia. We will keep you informed about the changing landscape.
This information has been provided by Registered Migration Agents. Our chosen partners are Carman & Associates who are based in Australia and QuickVisas who are based in the UK.
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