South Australia Innovation visa begins…in the form of a 408 (Temporary Activity) visa

South Australia Innovation visa begins…in the form of a 408 (Temporary Activity) visa

South Australia (and South Australia only) is open for yet another entrepreneurial visa, with the Federal Government fulfilling a promise made earlier this year. Entrepreneurs will be granted a Subclass 408 – (Temporary Activity) visa for 4 years if they meet the requirements. Business owners need not apply.

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Occupation List changes proposed for July: Media professions to walk off the set

Occupation List changes proposed for July: Media professions to walk off the set

Proposed changes to the skilled occupation lists by the Department of Jobs and Small Businesses were released yesterday. While the final decision rests with the Department of Home Affairs, it offers a key insight into what occupations may be at risk. Seventeen occupations have been recommended to be removed from the Short-Term Skilled Occupation List.

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DIBP backtracks on retroactive English language exemptions, FFA concerned

DIBP backtracks on retroactive English language exemptions, FFA concerned

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection backtracks on the retrospective application of abolishing the high-salary exemption for Subclass 186 - Employer Nomination Scheme and Subclass 187 - Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme visas. Other organisations, such as Football Federation Australia, say this is not enough.

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