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457 visa to be abolished by Government

On 18 April 2017, the Turnbull government announced the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457 visa) will be abolished and replaced with a new Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa in March 2018. The Government has adopted a new "Australians first" approach to skilled migration, announcing it will abolish the controversial…

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New Skilled Occupations List (SOL) for 2016-17

Recently the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) released the new Skilled Occupations List (SOL) for 2016-17, which will have a great impact on the future of Skilled workers and migrants wanting to immigrate to Australia. This Skilled Occupations List will come into effect from 1st July, 2016. The…

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What is ANZSCO?

Australia and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) is a system that collects, publishes and analyses occupation statistics across government agencies. It is used by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) to capture information in all visa, settlement and citizenship programs. Importantly, it is used within the skilled…

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