Change in Australian 457 visa rule to be introduced from December month

November 24, 2015
The new rules for immigration which aims at the descriptive parts of Australian 457 visa program are set to be commenced in the start of December month.

The goal is to bring in the superior simplicity to the work agreements and is mainly a reply to the recent negotiations with regards to the ChAFTA implementation, the Australia-China Free Trade Agreement.

Change in Australian 457 visa rule to be introduced from December month

The modifications mean that the visa holders of the subclass 457 should get the compulsory registration or licensing within the severe limit of time, and should also inform the department of immigration if their licensing or registration ends.

Under the latest terms and conditions of the job of the subclass457 visa, the individual who holds this visa, employed by the business should be equal to those in any agreement related to the enterprise for that place of work.

Particulars are to be available by the Immigration Minister, Peter Dutton, along with the guidelines related to the policy on the agreements related to work and agreements related to the projects on the website of the DIBP.

The reforms elucidate the rates of market pay that should be paid in the place of work that are operating under the agreements related to the enterprise. They also make clear that the requirement to get and hold the compulsory registration or the licenses.

It means that the individuals who are holding the 457 visa should begin doing job within three months of visiting Australia or within three months of being issued the visa if they are already residing in Australia at the moment it was applied for.

The rules also mention clearly that the business should have made current and genuine effort to hire the citizen from Australia or the individual who is residing permanently before being able to employ some other person from abroad.

The DIBP had also announced that the modifications to the health checks required for all the visa applications. Many temporary visas needed health checks only when special situation applies. Now it is very much likely that the short trip might also trigger health checks.

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