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Navigating Employee Visa Compliance in the Wake of Legislative Changes

Employee Visa Compliance

Recent legislative changes in Australia’s migration laws are set to reshape how employers engage with visa holders. The Migration Amendment (Strengthening Employer Compliance) Act 2024, enacted on February 22, 2024, introduces significant adjustments aimed at enhancing employer compliance. Here’s what employers need to know about these changes and how they can navigate them effectively. Understanding […]

Northern Territory DAMA II Extended: New Opportunities and Easier Access for Employers

Northern Territory DAMA

In a significant move aimed at bolstering economic growth and addressing skill shortages, the Northern Territory (NT) Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA) II has been extended for an additional year, now set to remain in effect until December 13, 2024. The extension brings with it notable changes, with a focus on expanding the list of […]

Pilbara DAMA Variation Approved. A Crucial Step in Addressing Labor Challenges

Pilbara DAMA

In a significant development for the Pilbara region, the Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA) has undergone a crucial variation, gaining approval and capturing the attention of various stakeholders. With the ongoing focus on labor agreements and their impact on regional economies, the approved Pilbara DAMA variation holds particular significance. In this blog article, we delve […]

Streamlined LMT Legislative Changes for 482 Visa Job Ads – A Welcome Update

Streamlined LMT Legislative Changes for 482 Job Ads

Introduction In a move that brings relief to employers navigating the complexities of the Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa (subclass 482) program, the Department of Home Affairs has introduced significant changes to the Labor Market Testing (LMT) requirements. The updated legislative instructions bring about a more streamlined process, reducing the burden on employers while ensuring […]

Navigating the New Era: Government Reforms in Immigration Compliance and the Role of Complize

Australia’s 2022-23 Migration Program

In a significant move to curb migrant exploitation in the workplace, the Australian Federal Government has recently implemented substantial changes to the immigration system. These changes place greater emphasis on employer accountability, public transparency, and post-arrival compliance checks for sponsored workers. This article explores the key amendments and highlights the importance of compliance tools like […]

Navigating Changes in Temporary Visa Health Requirements in Australia

Navigating Changes in Temporary Visa Health Requirements in Australia

As of November 1, 2023, applicants for further temporary visas in Australia face a pivotal shift in policy. Short-term measures that once exempted individuals from health examinations during the application process have ceased, signifying a significant adjustment in the visa application landscape. This change stems from the Department of Home Affairs’ proactive response to the […]

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What is a subscription model to access immigration legal services?

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The Importance of Budgeting for Immigration Compliance in the Era of New Migration Legislation

The Importance of Budgeting for Immigration Compliance in the Era of New Migration Legislation

The Australian Government has taken significant steps to overhaul its migration program, with a renewed focus on regulatory compliance for businesses employing foreign workers. The passing of the new bill on tackling temporary worker exploitation underscores the need for businesses to prioritise immigration compliance. Failure to do so can lead to severe legal consequences, financial […]

Ensuring Compliance: The Vital Role of Auditing in Labour Hire Companies

Immigration Compliance for Labor Hire companies

The Labour Hire Licensing Act 2018 has set out significant penalties for those who fail to comply with its provisions. It is important for all labour hire providers to be aware of their obligations and ensure they are fully compliant to avoid facing hefty fines. Providing labour hire services without a valid license, advertising labour […]

Are you budgeting for immigration compliance in 2024?

Businesses should consider allocating budget to immigration compliance

Businesses should consider allocating resources for immigration compliance as part of their overall human resources or legal budgets depending on their size and specific needs. This may include hiring immigration lawyers or migration agents, investing in RegTech products like Complize to manage immigration-related data and processes, training staff to ensure compliance, and immigration auditing to ensure compliance with immigration […]

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