State Assistance for Temporary Visa Holders

State Assistance for Temporary Visa Holders

The Covid-19 pandemic has not only had health ramifications but has also had an impact on the Australian economy. While the Australian Federal Government has established the Jobseeker and Jobkeeper programs to help Australian individuals and businesses through this tough time, unfortunately, temporary visa holders are ineligible for these payments.

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Subclass 408 - COVID-19 Stream Announced

Subclass 408 - COVID-19 Stream Announced

On the 3rd of April 2020, a new stream for the Subclass 408 (Temporary Activity Visa) was announced following the circumstances brought about by COVID-19.

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Is My Partner Eligible for a Partner Visa?

Is My Partner Eligible for a Partner Visa?

To qualify for a partner visa you must meet certain requirements such as...

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Training Visa – Subclass 407

Training Visa – Subclass 407

The subclass 407 Training Visa is a temporary visa. It allows holders to take part in workplace-based occupational training activities to improve their skills for their job, area of tertiary study or field of expertise.

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The Temporary Skills Shortage Visa (TSS) – Subclass 482

The Temporary Skills Shortage Visa (TSS) – Subclass 482

The Temporary Skills Shortage Visa (TSS) enables an employer to sponsor a suitably skilled worker from overseas to fill a position that cannot be filled by an Australian worker. The TSS program is designed to assist employers who experience labour shortages from time to time due to supply and demand in certain industries. Only certain occupations are nominated for the TSS visa and are based on current labour supply and demand trends.

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The Temporary Work (Short Stay) Visa – Subclass 400

The Temporary Work (Short Stay) Visa – Subclass 400

The Temporary Work (Short Stay) Visa allows eligible applicants to do highly specialised work in Australia on a short-term basis. This visa applies to anyone with specialised skills, knowledge or experience not readily available in Australia. This visa is an attractive option for Australian businesses as employers wishing to hire someone on a Temporary Work Visa as they are not required to apply for sponsorship or lodge nomination applications

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