AUSTRALIA – Changes to Health Insurance Requirements for 457 Visa Applicants

Effective 18 November 2017, subclass 457 visa applicants will no longer be required to provide evidence, or a letter from an insurer, confirming their health insurance coverage as part of the visa application process.

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AUSTRALIA – Changes to Health Insurance Requirements for 457 Visa Applicants

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AUSTRALIA – Update on Forthcoming Changes to Permanent Employer-Sponsored Skilled Visas

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) have begun to clarify the changes to permanent employer-sponsored skilled visa programmes that were announced on 18 April 2017.

Significantly, DIBP has announced transitional or ‘grandfathering’ arrangements to permit individuals who held, or had applied for, a subclass 457 visa on 18 April 2017 to access certain existing provisions under the Temporary Residence Transition stream.

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AUSTRALIA – Update on Forthcoming Changes to Permanent Employer-Sponsored Skilled Visas

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AUSTRALIA – Changes Taking Effect 1 July 2017

Several previously announced changes to Employer Sponsored temporary and permanent visa programmes came into effect on 1 July 2017.

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AUSTRALIA – Changes Taking Effect 1 July 2017

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AUSTRALIA – New Foreign Worker Levy and Increased Visa Application Charges

As part of the 2017-18 Budget, the Government has announced changes to existing Visa Application Charges (VACs), including the introduction of a foreign workers levy.

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AUSTRALIA – New Foreign Worker Levy and Increased Visa Application Charges

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