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Working in Emergency Medicine in Australia

Overseas trained doctors wanting to work in Australia

working in Australia visas (as at 2018)

482 skills shortage TSS Visa

  • employer-sponsored temporary FULL-TIME work visa to address Australia's skills shortage
  • new 2020 criteria changes:
    • evidence must be attached that extensively demonstrates that attempts to recruit Australians (Labour Market Testing) have been made
    • demonstrate that no Australian applicant/s would be able to fulfil the base level requirements of the position
    • must be full time with minimum pay ~$53,900 and minimum 2 yr contract
    • employer must advertise for 21 consecutive days on a variety of platforms (Seek, eRecruit, JobActive )
  • pathway to employer-sponsored permanent residency after 3 yrs
  • usually takes 1-2 weeks to process if employer accredited and no other issues
  • govt fees:
    • employee ~$AU2490 plus additional fees for family members (who have unrestricted work rights)
    • employer: TSS visa nomination cost is $1,800 per year of nomination in addition to an administration fee

407 Training Visa

  • employer-sponsored temporary work visa to provide structured training
  • at least 30hrs/week (can be unpaid honorary using Form 1284 but must demonstrate financial independence)
  • up to 2 years
  • takes 4-12 weeks to process
  • at end of visa period, can either consider:
    • new training Visa application, or,
    • TSS Visa application
  • govt fees:
    • employee ~$AU285 plus additional fees for family members (who can work up to 40hrs/fortnight)
    • employer $172

417 or 462 Working Holiday Visa

  • temporary work visa whilst holidaying
  • takes 4-8 weeks to process
  • 18-30yrs old
  • 12 months, with up to 6 months work with one employer
  • must be genuine visitor with work income as incidental supplement to pay for their holiday
  • family members not included in Visa
  • at end of visa period, can either consider:
    • a training Visa application, or,
    • TSS Visa application
  • govt fees:
    • employee ~$AU460
  • 417 or 462 depending upon country of origin

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ed_in_australia.txt · Last modified: 2020/10/27 13:21 by gary1