The first 30 days under the TSS Visa – experience in the Asia Pacific Context

Fragomen provided an update on the TTS visa and associated changes, including the Skilling Australians Fund Levy and impact on permanent migration pathways at the FEM Perth Chapter Meeting on 16th May, 2018.

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May 17, 2018
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Perth Chapter Meeting on the 16th May 2018  was titled “The first 30 days under the TSS Visa – experience in the Asia Pacific Context" and hosted by Fragomen.

Fragomen our hosts provided a detailed update on the Temporary Skills Shortage visa and associated changes, including the Skilling Australians Fund Levy and impact on permanent migration pathways.

Then a discussion was facilitated by Hedvika Gibbs, Regional Client Services Manager - Asia Pacific at Fragomen.

Speakers:

  • Armity Saljooghi, Human Resources Services Manager, Schlumberger Australia
  • Justin Gibbs, Practice Leader, Fragomen

Our panel re-examined the impact on business and workforce planning, and considered the changes in the context of broader regional developments affecting talent mobility. 

Points for discussion will included:

  • Benefits of accreditation - enhancements by the Department of Home Affairs with the aim to enable faster processing of the TSS visas and nominations;
  • The importance of understanding and meeting sponsor obligations within the framework of Department’s increased compliance focus;
  • Restrictions on renewals for employees in occupations on the Short-Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL);
  • Impact of Labour Market Testing provisions on Intra Company Transfers and renewals for incumbents;
  • How does the Australian regime compare to other developments in the region, with focus on China and Singapore.

Fragomen shared the link to their dedicated Australian Immigration Reforms microsite for further information.

Want to know more about the Perth Chapter Meeting or receive updates on future events? Please email Aysegul Kayahan

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Aysegul Kayahan

Director, Relocation Specialists

Aysegul Kayahan, managing director of Relocation Specialists in Queensland and Victoria has been in the global mobility industry since 1993. Aysegul started the Forum for Expatriate Management community in Australia in early 2012, with chapters in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. From February 2015 to January 2017, Aysegul was appointed to the role of global chair of Chapter Leads for the Forum for Expatriate Management.

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