Labour Market Testing

 Labour Market Testing (Sept 2018) TSS visa or 186 visa or 187 visa** When an employer nominates an overseas skilled worker for a visa, the Australian government wants to be sure that the employer has made a genuine attempt to fill the position with a suitably qualified and/or suitably experienced Australian citizen or permanent resident. Advertising or Labour Market Testing (LMT) has become a critical part of the TSS, 186 and 187 application process. Some people find the LMT requirements confusing. We…

Australian Visas and Medical Registration

Medical Registration and Employer Sponsorship (186 and 187 visas) When a 186 or 187 nomination application is submitted, the current Migration Regulations require the person identified in the nomination to hold, or be eligible to hold, any required licensing, registration or membership, where this is mandatory in the state or territory in which the position is located.  This is what is called a time of application requirement. Where a skilled visa applicant is going to work as a medical practitioner,…

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…