Australia’s new Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (SESR) 494 Visa commenced on 16 November 2019 and now provides employers in Perth, the Gold Coast and regional/remote areas greater access to sponsor skilled overseas workers for roles that are difficult to fill locally.
Employers benefit from the introduction of the new visa with access to:
Despite these benefits, the Regional Visa process will be complex, and both employers and visa applicants will need to provide substantial evidence to satisfy application requirements – such as the need for skills assessments, approval from a regional certifying body and other requirements.
In an online Q&A Video Series, Managing Director of Interstaff migration consultancy, Sheila Woods will respond to questions submitted by HR Professionals and Business Owners about the impact of the new Regional 494 Visa for businesses.
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Sheila Woods is a Registered Migration Agent and Managing Director of Interstaff.
With more than 15 years experience in the industry, and an extensive understanding of the Australian immigration system, Sheila partners with employers to advise on global mobility matters for corporate migration projects, complex case work and labour agreement negotiations.
Interstaff is an established migration consultancy specialising in skilled migration matters for the resource industry and operating for over 30 years since 1988. MARN: 0533879.
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