As you will now no doubt be aware, sourcing, processing and lodging new TSS Visa applications become significantly more difficult. One of the new key hurdles is satisfying the governments new Labour Market Testing (LMT) requirements. For a nomination to be approved, the Department must be satisfied that a suitable, qualified and experienced Australian worker is not available
The recent decision by the Prime Minister to axe the 457 visa and replace it with the TSS visa is already having a negative effect on the hospitality industry. As with any legislative change, the devil is in the detail. This change has many unforeseen impacts that I believe will aggravate small and big businesses alike.
In recent news, we’ve heard a lot of talk about chef shortages in Sydney – but this isn’t just a problem for us Sydney folk. It’s an issue faced by every Western nation and so we’re competing with other countries for all the international talent out there. A quick Google search for “chef shortage” and you can