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Several Changes To The Subclass 457 Visa Program

The Department of Immigration are discussing about strengthening the integrity of the visa Subclass 457.

The DIAC’s proposed measures have an impact on the twelves following measures;

  • Strengthening the Employer Attestation Provision:
  • Training Benchmarks
  • Genuineness Criterion
  • Amendments to the terms of an approved sponsorship
  • Strengthen assessment of generalist occupations
  • Strengthening the market rate provisions
  • Undesirable employment relationship
  • Strengthen the obligation not to recover certain costs
  • Prevent potential for misuse of the English language salary exemption
  • Terms of sponsorship amendments for overseas business sponsors and start-up businesses
  • Mandatory eLodgement of Subclass 457 applications
  • Minor technical amendments to clarify existing provisions

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