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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
  • 12 month blocks for 1 to 4 years
  • 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 $335 plus $1800pa Skilling Australia Fund 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

other resources for overseas trained doctors wanting to work in Australia

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