and about changes again….RSMS

Yesterday Piotr Ferenc attended meeting for migration agents organized in Brisbane Information provided by Immigration or Home Affairs as they called themselves now, are still very vague. 9 days from possible cat off date, all we got are general, vague ideas of intention not actual changes. Part of the reason is that it still hasn’t been voted in Senate, which means changes can be delayed, changed (sic!) or completely forgotten. However, reading between lines, it looks like something may happen after 10 March, very unlikely earlier. It is confirmed that intention with RSMS program is to stop unexperienced students applying for jobs. In new system 3 years of work expereince4 after getting formal qualification will be required. Also TiSMIT $ 53900 will...

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457 Upcoming changes to the skilled visa programs for March 2018.

Upcoming changes to the skilled visa programs for March 2018. We hope to know more this afternoon so stay conected Including: Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) (referred to by the Department as the ‘TSS visa’)and related changes to the Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) (subclass 186) and the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) (subclass 187) visa programs The Department of Home Affairs is in the final stages of preparing for implementation of these changes in March 2018, with the exact implementation date impacted by legislative and systems release processes and timeframes. Update for skilled occupations lists additional skilled occupations will be made available to employers in regional areas for certain visa programs new regional occupations, some existing occupations may be...

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