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    NSW Employer Changed Before 186 Visa Application - Help?

    Hi Everyone, My team with the previous employer who was sponsoring me for 457 visa got sold to another company. I moved with the team to a new company and I had to file for the renomination of my 457 visa sponsor. My agent has informed me that he can still file the 186 visa application because...
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    ACT Can I Join Client Company as Contractor?

    Hi Experts, I was employee of Company A in India. The company A sent me on deputation to Australia to work for client (company xyz). That time I was on 457 visa and there was a Non-Compete Agreement in my deputation letter which my Company A had signed with me when I was in India. The clause...
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    VIC Business Stolen by ex-Employees

    Hi I was a shareholder in a business I started in 2004. There were 3 other shareholders, one was a large Australian company, the other 2 were Chinese. Being an importer, as we started to grow, working capital became scarce, and in 2015 the Chinese employees and one of the shareholders started a...
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    VIC 457 Visa Sponsorship Not Being Honored by Hospitality Employer?

    Hello Inquiring on behalf of a friend who has been working under a working visa sponsored by their employer in hospitality. (I am not certain, but I believe it is the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457)) For the past couple of years and has recently found out their employer will not...
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    NSW 457 Visa - Will Cancelling Girlfriend's Visa Affect Mine?

    I’m under 457 visa (main applicant), my gf (dependent) is Thai and we have been in a relationship 4 years, been in Australia 3 years, and we applied for the pr on January 2018. My gf kept asking me money for a while and told me that was for her friends to help them (total 31K$): + A few years...
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    NSW Can Partner Apply for De Facto Visa a Second Time?

    Hello, My partner was on a de facto visa (457 visa) with a previous partner (Last Jan), however when they separated, she got sponsored through her work and was on a bridging visa for a while. At what point would she be able to go on de facto on my 186 Visa? Or if she can at all? Thanks,
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    457 visa and good behavior bond, am i still entitled?

    Hey guys, I'm currently in the process of lodging my 457 temp skilled work visa for Australia... I'm a defacto on my partners sponsorship. 2 years ago I was charged with Possession and trafficking of a small amount of ecstasy. I was sentenced to a 3 month good behavioural bond with no conviction...
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    VIC Query regarding Tuberculosis treatment

    I am on 457 visa in Australia since 1.5 years. Last year I contracted tuberculosis in my home country. While entering Australia back this February I did not declare TB on the incoming visitor card as I was already on medication since 4 months and tuberculosis was almost finished and I also had...
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    VIC Query regarding Tuberculosis treatment

    I am on 457 visa in Australia since 1.5 years. Last year I contracted tuberculosis in my home country. While entering Australia back this February I did not declare TB on the incoming visitor card as I was already on medication since 4 months and tuberculosis was almost finished and I also had...
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    VIC 457 visa cook transfer to new employer

    Hi everyone, I am holding 457 visa as a occupation cook ,granted last year .my visa is until 2020. However my employer sold the restaurant,so I have to transfer to other business. Due to the policy was changed on april 2017 that : occupation “cook” is removed from the list for subclass186...