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DoHA and ATO sharing data

As an employer that sponsors overseas workers, there are important obligations that rest on the business. Also, as an employee who has been sponsored by a business to work in Australia, there are conditions attached to your visa which must be adhered to. The Department of Home Affairs (DoHA) will…

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New skilled visa pilot scheme – sourcing global talent for Australian businesses

The Australian Government has announced a new skilled visa pilot scheme to attract highly skilled workers from around the world. This new visa pathway called the Global Talent Scheme (GTS) pilot program will allow businesses from 1 July to sponsor highly skilled and specialised workers who will help to grow…

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What are the training benchmark requirements for sponsors of a 457 visa? Here is the answer!

Training Benchmarks and their requirements for Sponsors of a 457 Visa: For the 457 visa sponsors/employers to be approved under the standard business sponsorship must demonstrate that they meet training benchmark A or B. Benchmark A or B must be met by businesses who have operated for more than 12…

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What is a training benchmark and who has to meet it?

If you are an Australian business wishing to sponsor an overseas national for employment in your business in Australia, for example under a subclass 457 Business (Temporary) Long Stay visa, or under the Employer Nomination Scheme visas, you will be required to meet the ‘training benchmark’ both at time of…

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