Tag: Skilled Independent Visas


The Reality of Sponsorship in Australia for construction professionals

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing at ConsultANZ Recruitment

  The number one question ConsultANZ recruiters get from international candidates is the possibility of being sponsored to work in Australia. Unfortunately, getting a sponsorship visa is not as simple as sending us a CV, even if it is an excellent one! Due to the current construction boom and skills shortages in Australia, many companies are open to hiring international… Read More


TSS – Temporary Skills Shortage Visa

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

What is a TSS Visa (Subclass 482)? From March 2018 the Australian Government will introduce a new work visa – the Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) visa which will replace the 457 visa. Until the TSS visa is introduced, the Australian subclass 457 visa will remain available for use by businesses that wish to sponsor skilled workers. TSS is a temporary… Read More


DIBP issues 3500 invitations for Skilled Independent Visas

by Amanda Myburgh, Recruitment Administrator at ConsultANZ

  The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has published results from the September round of visa invitations issued to Skilled Workers. ConsultANZ are pleased to inform applicants interested in working in Australia that on September 20th, 1750 Skilled Independent visas subclass 189 were issued which brings the total number of visas issued in September to 3500. This is… Read More