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Coronavirus Covid-19 Update – Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) or Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457) in Australia

Coronavirus Covid-19 Update – Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) or Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457) in Australia

May 2020

If you hold a subclass 482 or subclass 457 visa and your work hours have been reduced, the Department of Home Affairs has advised that you will not be considered to be in breach of your visa conditions, and neither will your employer be in breach of their employer obligations.

If you have been stood down on account of the COVID 19 crisis, you will maintain a valid visa and businesses will be able to extend your visa in accordance with normal immigration requirements.

However, during Coronavirus pandemic if your employment has been terminated you will need to be nominated by another employer within 60 days or leave Australia.

If you cannot return to your home country and you are no longer employed, it is critical that you lodge an application for another visa so that you do not risk having your visa cancelled or becoming illegal in Australia due to COVID 19 outbreak.

COVID 19 & Coronavirus Update – Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) or Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457) in Australia

Holders of temporary work visas who are currently employed in critical sectors, such as health, aged care or agriculture may be eligible for a COVID 19 pandemic Temporary activity visa (subclass 408).

For more information regarding Coronavirus COVID-19 & Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) or Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457) in Australia, please book your appointment now with Melbourne’s best immigration lawyers at Erskine Rodan & Associates.

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