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Post 1 July 2016 Immigration Update

Course Type:
1 hour
CPD Hours:
1 hours
AHRI Members:
Course contact:

Thursday 14 July 2016

12:00 – 1:00pm (AEDST)

Please Note: Online webinar registrations close 24 hours prior to the webinar

Join Michael Walker and John Unger from TSS Immigration as they update you on the post 1 July changes to employer sponsored migration. This part of the webinar will focus on:

  • Implementation of 457 visa program review recommendations
  • Recent legislative and policy changes
  • How to prepare for the above changes

Attending this webinar will assist participants to understand:

  • Recent changes to employer sponsored migration
  • Relevance of Employment Law to sponsored visa holders
  • Terms and conditions of employment
  • Termination of a visa holding employee and your obligations
  • Role changes during employment

Learning Objectives:

  • Be kept up to date on the latest Migration Legislation and Policy changes
  • Learn how the recent legislative changes impact your current visa holders, and future visa holders your organisation may intend to sponsor
  • Understand the requirements for Australian employers in relation to sponsorship obligations around a visa holding workforce
  • Gain further understanding of how Employment Law and Immigration Law interact
  • Understand the relationship between the legislated Temporary Migration Income Threshold (TSMIT) and guaranteed earnings


Michael Walker, Visa Services Manager – TSS Immigration

  • Over 16 years experience in the immigration field.
  • Immediate past National Vice President and Branch President Victoria / Tasmania of the Migration Institute of Australia.
  • Specialist experience in all Australian visa sub classes, as well as large audits, compliance and migration training for corporate HR teams.
  • Plays old man bowls and is a long- suffering Melbourne Football Club supporter.

John Unger, Director of Immigration – TSS Immigration

  • Over 25 years experience providing visa and immigration services in the private and public sectors.
  • John has extensive experience in the management of immigration services team and the provision of high-level migration advice.
  • Specialist experience working with corporate organisations to assist them in understanding employer sponsored visas for their expatriate assignees, recruits from overseas and local hires.
  • Served in a voluntary capacity as Board Chairman for Spectrum, the Migration Resource Centre in Melbourne.

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