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…

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…

The New Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) Visa

The TSS visa (Subclass 482 visa) replaces the subclass 457 visa for applications made on and after 18 March 2018 Key Differences between the TSS and 457 Visas The key differences for the visa applicant are: You must have at least 2 years post-qualification work experience in your nominated occupation or a closely related occupation (often this is the same ANZSCO code). The Department can scrutinize the type of work experience to ensure it is relevant. There is some flexibility…