Invitation To Breakfast Seminar – TEMI AUGUST

By |2019-06-13T13:33:15+10:00June 13th, 2019|Australian immigration, Compliance, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Skills, Strategy, Tax, trends|

Invitation To A Breakfast Seminar We are getting in early and want you to make an entry in your diary. Post the Federal Election the ruling party will be keen to put their stamp on the political landscape. The Immigration Department has already legislated changes to begin in November and these changes will affect [...]

Australia – Changes To Immigration Occupation List Effective March 2019

By |2019-03-25T14:24:29+10:00March 25th, 2019|Australian immigration, Compliance, Duty of Care, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Strategy|

Changes to Occupation Lists as of 11 March 2019 All 482 and permanent residence applications lodged under Employer Nomination/Regional Sponsored Migration must be in the one of the below occupations (unless otherwise exempt). Added to Medium Long Term (4-year occupation list) and a pathway to permanent residence Telecommunications network planner Pressure welder Environmental Manager [...]

Australian Working Holiday Visa Age Limit Increases

By |2018-12-05T12:28:38+10:00December 5th, 2018|Australian immigration, Compliance, Duty of Care, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Strategy|

Australian Working Holiday Visa Age Limit increases for citizens of Canada and the Republic of Ireland Working holiday visas allow people aged between 18 and 30 from certain countries to holiday and work in Australia. The visa is valid for an initial 12-month stay in Australia from the date of arrival. The visa holders can [...]

Labour Market Testing Exemption

By |2018-09-07T10:42:30+10:00September 7th, 2018|Australian immigration, Compliance, Duty of Care, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Strategy|

Australian Immigration Update TSS Visa & Labour Market Testing   The good news is that there are now more exemptions to Labour Market Testing. The Labour Market Testing (LMT) requirement is mandatory under the Temporary Skilled Shortage Visa (TSS) visa subclass 482 unless the applicant is exempt. This exemption has been expanded and now, for [...]

Australia – New TSS Visa

By |2018-09-07T10:22:00+10:00September 7th, 2018|Australian immigration, Compliance, Duty of Care, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Strategy|

The long anticipated TSS (Temporary Skilled Shortage), subclass 482 visa comes into force on 18 March 2018. Say Goodbye to the 457 Visa!   A quick recap on what we are currently working with: - The Short-term stream, under which overseas workers whose occupations are on the Short-term Skilled Occupation List will be able to [...]

Skilling Australians Fund – Commenced Sunday 12 August 2018

By |2018-09-07T10:07:50+10:00September 7th, 2018|Australian immigration, Compliance, Duty of Care, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Strategy|

The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has advised that the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) will commence this coming Sunday 12 August. What is the SAF? The nomination training contribution charge offsets expenditure from the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF). The SAF is a training fund administered by the Department of Education and Training. The SAF will [...]

Preparing Your Company For Employee Overseas Travel

By |2017-01-19T20:22:45+10:00August 10th, 2016|Business Travellers, Compliance, Duty of Care, Expatriates, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Risk, Safety, Travel|

Do you know the challenges that are involved in sending your employees to work abroad? It’s prudent for businesses that send employees on overseas assignments to assume that Australian work health and safety laws apply. Company officers and managers have a duty of care obligation and must therefore ensure that they fully prepare their company [...]

Travel Safety Alerts

By |2017-01-19T20:22:45+10:00August 9th, 2016|Case Studies, Compliance, Duty of Care, Expatriates, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Risk, Safety, Travel|

Travel Safety Alerts Current, accurate and relevant or just more crap to read? There's no argument that organisations have a duty of care to look after their employees during international business travel. Many organisations facilitate this through travel alert services provided by government or commercial information providers. Although this may appear to be a good [...]

Reducing Employee Exposure To Risk

By |2017-01-19T20:22:45+10:00August 9th, 2016|Compliance, Duty of Care, Expatriates, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Risk, Safety, Travel|

It’s better to reduce the exposure of employees to threats than to simply plan to respond when incidents occur. Too often, employers implement safety and security initiatives that they believe are effective but when tested, reveal that they won’t make anybody safer. Let’s take an example of organisations (commercial and not-for-profit) with employees working in [...]

Why is it important to keep learning?

By |2017-01-19T20:22:48+10:00May 20th, 2016|Compliance, CPD Points, Global Mobility Professional, Global Mobility Training, Mobility, Skills|

In a dynamic and constantly evolving industry such as global mobility, ongoing learning provides a number of benefits. Choosing to dedicate time to study the industry and learn from experts in the field, endows you with invaluable knowledge. Further learning will immerse you in the mobility sphere and provide you with a distinct advantage in [...]

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