New skilled regional provisional visas

There will be two new skilled regional provisional  visas introduced in November 2019: Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa: for people sponsored by an employer in regional Australia; and Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa: for  people who are nominated by a State or  Territory government or sponsored by an eligible  family member to live and…

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Regional cities back the Australian Government’s new migration plan

PROVIDE MORE SUPPORT: Bathurst councillor Monica Morse wants the Federal Government to provide more support systems before sending new migrants to regional areas. Photo: ZENIO LAPKA 101714ztrans3 WILL the Morrison Government’s new regional migration plan be a success? It depends on who is answering the question. In general, members of local councils and business communities in the Central…

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How the changes to RSMS have affected small businesses

The changes introduced in March 2018 to the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) (subclass 187) visa have changed the face of skilled migration to regional areas significantly, much to the detriment of regional employers. The RSMS is a permanent residence visa for skilled migrant workers to work in regional Australia on a full time basis….

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