Murat Stelberg is from Germany on a subclass 600 visitor visa. His employer, Field Mine would like to sponsor him as a Quantity Surveyor. He has worked as a Quantity Surveyor for over three years. Prepare a file note in preparation on your meeting, addressing the following questions.
Requirements for Temporary Skills Shortage Visa
The legal requirement to file the application for the 482 temporary skills shortage visa
The government of Australia entered into an agreement named as a standard business sponsorship with some business organizations, which enables to the organization to hire the overseas skilled employees for their organization. The person must possess the skill for occupying the position nominated by the approved business for an approved organization.
Further, the person can file the application for the nominated occupation under the three streams names as the short term stream, the long-term stream and the labour agreement stream. Under the short-term stream, the person is eligible only for the short term skilled occupation which is listed. The duration of the short-term stream up to the two years and in case international trade obligation is applicable then this term would be up to four years.
The medium-term stream is available only for the occupation listed on medium and large term strategic skills or the regional occupational list. The duration of the medium term stream is up to the four years.
Under the labour agreement application can be filed only according to the wish of the employer and the agreement of labour exists between the employer and the department.
Along with this, the person who applied for the temporary skilled visa must fulfil the conditions of skills and education requirement, English language requirement, health requirement and all the conditions that applied on the last visa requirement.
Under the present study a person names as a yuppie, sponsored by the employer of the restaurant for working as a chef. For this Yuppie applied for the application under 482 temporary skilled visa, for a duration of the two years. Since on the last visa of the Yuppie, there is no condition of 8503. Therefore he is eligible for the application.
Meaning of Visa condition 8607
Condition 8607 has some conditions, which is mandatory for the 482 temporary skill shortage Visa. The conditions 8607 described below-
- The person is eligible for the working only for the nominated occupation for which he receives the temporary skills shortage visa.
- Within the 90days of receiving the visa or date of arrival, the person must start the working.
- The person cannot take the leave for more than 60 sequential days.
- It is essential for the person to possess a licence, membership or registration.
In the present study, Yuppie was granted the 482 temporary skill shortage visa, and condition 8607 existed in the Visa. Further, it was given that the yuppie was not satisfied with the job; therefore he decided to work on another job without informing the department of protection. Since due to the conditions of 8607, yuppie cannot work for another job, therefore, the visa of yuppie subsequently cancelled.
Meaning of Visa Condition 8607
Probable application for the visas after the cancellation of 482 temporary skill shortage visa
Department of boarder protection has the right to cancel the visa in any case of the non-compliance of the rules, regulations and norms of the Visa. If a person has a temporary skill shortage visa, and he wishes to work for another employer, then it is essential that the person must be nominated by the new employer. Further, if the person working for the new employer without getting nominated by the new employer then it leads to breach the visa condition 8607, it may be possible that the visa will be canceled. However, the yuppie can make the application under the independent Visa 182.
This visa is for those persons, who are not sponsored by the employer or member of the family. This visa enables the yuppie to live and the work in Australia. In this case, Yuppie wants to join another restaurant, therefore by obtaining the visa 182; he is eligible for working in the restaurant. Further, before filing the application for this visa, some conditions must be satisfied by the Yuppie.
The conditions such as age are less than 45, meet the requirement of health and moral conduct, qualify the skill test, proper English, obtain at least 60 in point test. Along with this, the skills of the person must be matched with nominated occupation and relevant Medium and long-term strategic skill list. Further, the skills and qualification are evaluated by the relevant assessing authority. Since all the conditions are fulfilled by the yuppie, therefore yuppie is eligible to make the application of this visa.
Validity requirement for an Aged Parent (subclass 804) visa
The aged parent visa (subclass 804), gives the right to the person to live in Australia for an unlimited time period along with this, a person can also work in Australia. However, for obtaining the aged parent visa (subclass 804), the applicant has to fulfil some conditions, which are described as follows-
- The person, who is filing the application for this Visa, must be the parent of the citizen of Australia, permanent resident, or eligible citizen of New Zealand, who resides in Australia for more than two years.
- In case of a male, the age of the applicant must be at least 65 years, and in case of women, the age requirement differs according to their date of birth.
- Before the filing application by the applicant for the aged parent visa, at least half of the children or more than half of children living in Australia for at least two years than in any other country existing officially in Australia.
- The child who is sponsored for his parents to obtaining the aged parent visa must be the citizen of Australia or eligible citizen of the New Zealand or the permanent resident.
- Applicant must fulfil the health requirement as per the norms, and also activities of the applicant must be ethical.
- Apart from the above, the applicant must not have any due debt to the Australian government and also did not enter into an arrangement for the payment of debt to the government of Australia.
These all the specified conditions, which must be fulfilled by the person for obtaining the aged parent, visa (subclass 804) which enables the parents of the citizen of Australia to live with them.
Application of two-parent visa at the same time
According to the rules prescribed under the migration act, there is not any rule which prevents the application of the two or more visas at the same time by the applicant. However the applicant must comply with all the conditions and the requirement which is defined in the visa. Generally, the payment of the separate fee for each the application is required by the person who is applying for the visa. Further it is possible that the person may hold the more than one visa at a time, but the person is influenced by only one of those visas.
Probable Application for Visas after Visa Cancellation
The person is not eligible to possess more than one substantive visa at the same time. If the person obtains the new substantive visa, then the earlier substantive visa will be cancelled. Moreover in spite of the substantive visa, if the person possesses more than one bridging visa, then the most beneficial bridging visa among all bridging visa will be applicable to the person. Apart from this, if the person possesses along with the substantive visa, a bridging visa also, then only substantive visa will be applicable on the person.
Breach of the code of conduct by a registered migration agent
Migration agent should be carefully examining all the application, for this, the government make the various rules and regulations, which are defined under Migration Agents Regulations 1998. The main objective of the act is to give the direction to the registered migration agent.
With respect to this, the registered migration agent must comply with all the rules which are described under the act and make the arrangement with the client with the fair and skilled manner. Further, the registered migration agent must possess the sound knowledge regarding the migration act, system and method related to the procedure of the migration and also ensure to the client to provide timely and reliable services.
Further, the registered migration agent must maintain give careful attention as the client totally depends on the knowledge and the skills possessed by the agent. Moreover, the agent must take a reasonable step for maintaining the latest knowledge about the Migration Act 1958, migration regulation 1994 and other rules and regulation which are necessary for processing under the migration. The agent must satisfy continuing professional development which is described under the regulation.
In the present case, it has been given that the registered migration agent filed the invalid application. The reason behind the same may be the registered migration agent does not possess the latest knowledge about the migration act, migration regulation act or any other rules which are necessary for filing the application procedure. Along with this, the agent did not pay the due care towards the client therefore he filed the wrong application. From all the above analysis, it has been seen that registered migration agent breach the code of conduct with respect to not maintaining the sound professional knowledge and skills.
The obligation under the code of conduct and requirement of the documentation
Requirements for Aged Parent Visa
The government of Australia made the various rules and regulation for the registered migration agent of the country. It is essential for the registered migration agent to comply with the all the obligation under the act. With respect to this, the migration act defined some code of conduct, which is mandatory applicable for the registered migration agent. The registered migration agent must submit an application along with the all the documents. The agent must notify the authority in written form in case of any changes in name, address and etc. within the 14 days of such change. Further.
the registered migration agent must prepare and maintain the documents regarding the application of the client, copies of the meeting and the communication with the agent and client, agent and government authority, and the agent and the department related with the client. Moreover, it also requires maintaining notes of the oral communication between the agent and client, agent and government authority and agent and department related with the client. The records must be maintained by the registered migration agent at least for the seven years. This document makes available for the inspection by the authority. Along with the maintenance of the document, it is also essential that the registered migration agent must maintain the confidentiality of all the documents.
From the above analysis, it has been seen that the registered migration agent must implement the proper control while advising the client regarding the immigration. The agent must review the working of the staff. Along with this, the assistance given by the registered migration agent must be according to the standard of the code of conduct which is prescribed under the migration act of Australia.
In the present study, Sylviia came to Australia on an electronic travel authority only for 6 weeks. However, Sylviia wants to stay more in Australia. Therefore she wants to make an application for the protection visa, but according to the eligibility requirement for the application of the protection visa, she cannot make the application for obtaining the protection visa. The protection visa is applicable only on the refugees who are defined under the migration act and the person who fulfils the condition of complementary protection criteria according to migration Act 1958. Therefore Sylviia is not eligible for obtaining the protection visa as she did not fulfil the criteria according to the act.
However, Sylviia can file the application for the visitor visa (subclass 600). This visa enables the applicant to visit Australia for the business or visit purpose. The duration of this visa is up to three, six or the twelve months. Further, this visa can be obtained by the person who came to Australia for visiting purpose, business visit purpose, meeting the family or the person of China on a visit with a registered travel agent.
All eligible passport holders and the travel document holder can make the application for visitor visa online. The person can also take the help of registered travel agent, a service provider for filing the application on their behalf.
In this study Sylviia belongs to Portugal, which is considered as an eligible passport holder and travel document holder. Therefore Sylviia can file the application online.
Since the Sylviia is in Australia; therefore Sylviia can file the application online for the extension of the visa for tourism purpose. However, for filing the application, Sylviia must hold the substantive visa. On the existing visa condition 8503 not be imposed since if the condition 8503 attached on the visa then the person is not eligible to obtain any other visa. Along with this, all essential requirement which is prescribed under the migration act must be fulfilled by the applicant.
In the present study, Sylviia is in Australia already, and she wants to further stay in Australia. Along with this, on the existing visa of the Sylviia condition 8503 was not imposed therefore she can apply the application for obtaining the tourist visa by online with the department of the migration authority. Further, there is no requirement of the location of the Adam at the time of filing the application.
Aged Parents Visa( Subclass 804/103) (2018) Visas Avenue
Australian Skilled Independent Visa - Australian Visa Bureau
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Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa: Condition 8607 - Australia Visa (2018)
Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482) (2018)
Visitor Visa (Subclass 600) (2018)