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TSS visa and the new Labour Market Testing requirement

The TSS visa and Labour Market Testing (LMT) – No more Gumtree ads! TSS visa  – The advertising or LMT requirements that a business must meet in order to successfully nominate an overseas worker for the new TSS visa are much stricter than they were under old subclass 457 visa legislation. The detailed requirements are: The position must have been advertised in Australia. The advert have been in English and must have included the following information: the title, or a description of the position; the…

Pathways to PR for Doctors and Limited Registration

The visa rules for the permanent employer sponsored visas changed significantly in March 2018. Pathways to permanent residence for medical practitioners with limited registration appear to have been adversely effected. Under the old visa rules, medical practitioners with limited registration were provided with a pathway to permanent residence under the subclass 186 and subclass 187 temporary residence transition stream pathway. Under the new rules, it appears that medical practitioners may now need general registration in order to be nominated for permanent residence.…

Finding a Job in Australia as an Overseas Trained Doctor

General Practitioner – No Job Offer In order to work in Australia as a general practitioner the steps involved are usually as follows (unless you already have a job offer): Visit the AMC website and identify your registration pathway – Competent Authority, Standard or Specialist Verify your medical qualifications through Primary Source Verification Meet the English language requirements Contact a recruitment agency or Rural Workforce Agency to find a suitable job Be offered and accept a job offer from a…