187 RSMS visa – Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme Requirements

Update: The Department of Jobs and Small Business have flagged the following potential changes to the Skilled Occupation Lists in their May 2018 newsletter.   The Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme 187 visa is a permanent residency visa that requires the sponsorship of a nominating employer for a role that is located in ‘regional Australia’. These eligible regional areas are […]

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Skilled Occupation List – Potential Upcoming Changes May 2018 Update

The Department of Jobs and Small Business have flagged the following potential changes to the Skilled Occupation Lists in their May 2018 newsletter:   Occupations to be potentially removed from Short Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) ANZSCO Occupation Current Status Potential New Status 133411 Manufacturer STSOL OFF 211499 Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals nec STSOL OFF 212312 […]

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187 RSMS visa – Skill assessment required for trade occupations

If you are applying for a regional employer sponsored 187 visa, and your nominated occupation is one of these listed trade occupations, then you need a positive skill assessment or you need to have a relevant Australian qualification that satisfies the relevant ANZSCO education requirement for your occupation:   OCCUPATION ANZSCO CODE ASSESSING AUTHORITY Automotive Electrician 321111 TRA Motor […]

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187 RSMS visa – Eligible Postcode Areas, Occupations, and Regional Certifying Bodies

Update: The Department of Jobs and Small Business have flagged the following potential changes to the Skilled Occupation Lists in their May 2018 newsletter.   Eligible occupations . All of the following ANZSCO occupations are eligible under the 187 nomination and visa application stream: . Occupation ANZSCO code chief executive or managing director 111111 corporate general manager 111211 construction […]

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187 Direct entry refusal – Need for role & Financial considerations

A&A.1 Pty Ltd (Migration) [2018] AATA 550 (15 February 2018)   Summary of appeal decision:   Department’s reason for refusing visa application: Genuine access to sufficient funds to meet living expenses Tribunal’s decision and outcome: Appeal was unsuccessful Decision reasoning: The nominating business was not able to demonstrate its genuine business need for the nominated role, and that […]

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