Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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417 Visa-holder Inquiry and regional paid work

A recent 417 Visa-holder Inquiry found that the requirement to do 88 days of specified, regional paid work to qualify for a second-year visa could be unintentionally creating an environment where unscrupulous operators are exploiting overseas workers, who are often reluctant to complain. 

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Turnbull mustn’t scrap accom sector needs along with 457 visas

Abrupt news today as prime minister Malcolm Turnbull announced plans to eradicate 457 visas for temporary workers. TAA and AHA offered differing opinions on how this decision will impact accommodation sector employees and employers but both emphasised the need for federal government to support regional hospitality. Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) said it welcomed the “revamp”, hoping it will “address genuine …

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