Skilled Visas E-news focuses on the changes to the skilled visa programs which came into effect on 18 March 2018. This includes the implementation of:
- the new Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) (referred to by the Department as the ‘TSS visa’)
- related changes to the Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) (subclass 186) and the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) (subclass 187) visa programs.
These changes are consistent with the Australian Government’s announcement of 18 April 2017 and were publically announced yesterday by the Minister of Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, see Government delivers next wave of reform on 457 visas.
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