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482 visa program – Addressing Australia’s skilled labour force needs

The Temporary Skill Shortage (Subclass 482) visa enables Australian and overseas businesses to sponsor skilled overseas workers to fill prescribed positions on a temporary basis for up to four years.

Subclass 482 – Sponsorship obligations

Companies that are approved sponsors under the Subclass 482 visa program are required to meet sponsorship obligations.

Subclass 482 – Monitoring and sanctions

Approved Sponsors under the Subclass 482 visa program are subject to sponsorship monitoring to ensure compliance with sponsorship obligations and liable to sanction in the event of breach.

Subclass 186 Employer Nomination Scheme Permanent Residence

The Employer Nomination Scheme (Subclass 186) Permanent Residence enables businesses operating in Australia to recruit skilled personnel from overseas on a permanent basis.

Business Skills Visas (subclass 188 and 888)

The Business Innovation and Investment Program aims to attract successful investors and entrepreneurs to invest and establish businesses in Australia.

Visitor Visa / Short Stay Visas

Australia has a number of visitor / short stay visas which cater for both business persons and tourists.