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How to address the genuineness criteria in a TSS nomination application

A position associated with a nominated occupation in a TSS application must be genuine. This is considered an important regulatory criterion in ensuring that TSS visas are used to address temporary skill shortages for specific nominated occupations in circumstances where an Australian worker cannot be sourced. The purpose is to ensure that business do not create a position (for example,…
Mihan Hannan
June 2, 2020
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How do I apply for a fast tracked tech talent visa? (updated: 28 May 2020)

On 4 November 2019, the Global Talent Independent (GTI) program was officially launched to provide a streamlined, priority pathway for highly skilled and talent individuals to obtain Australian permanent residency. This program is another layer of the “Global Talent” initiative that the Department of Home Affairs (Department) have rolled out to support innovation in Australia, which joins the recently renamed…
Jordan Tew
May 28, 2020
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457 / TSS visa sponsors in the time of COVID-19: An employer’s (rough) primer (updated: 13 May 2020)

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, governments all around the world have clamped down the borders in order to stem the transmission of the virus. Australia is no exemption. Having a well-developed immigration program means that failure to comply with obligations (for both visa holder and visa sponsors) can have significant ramifications. Despite a shifting immigration landscape, this article attempts…
Mihan Hannan
May 13, 2020
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Australian citizenship and permanent residence for New Zealanders: A Quick (as possible) Guide

The tale of New Zealanders in Australia is a long and convoluted one. Under various arrangements since the 1920s, there has been a free flow of people between Australia and New Zealand. Once as close as siblings, that relationship has since cooled, with New Zealanders now treated as cousins at best. What is the status of New Zealanders in Australia?…
Mihan Hannan
April 29, 2020

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