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temp-visa

Australia introduced new subclasses for Temporary Work Visa

The Immigration department of Australia has introduced a new, temporary work visa subclasses. This has begun from 19 th of November 2016, where seven subclasses has been decreased to four subclasses. According to Michael Burke, Assistant secretary of Planning, Design and Assurance stated that in order to apply for the Temporary work visa online has become easier for both sponsors and applicants. A single sponsorship will be able to take over from six different types of sponsorship which exists which includes professional development, training and research, entertainment and much more.

This new framework has been regulated to decrease the red tape for the foreign workers, industry and other businesses.

Here are the four new subclasses:

1. Subclass 400 Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) visa

2. Subclass 403 Temporary Work (International Relations) visa

3. Subclass 407 Training visa

4. Subclass 408 Temporary Activity visa.

Subclass 400 Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) visa

This visa would be for people who want to come to Australia on a temporary basis to:

* Undertake short-term, highly specialised, non-ongoing work

* In limited circumstances, participate in an activity or work relating to Australia’s interests.

Subclass 403 Temporary Work (International Relations) visa

This visa would be for people who want to come to Australia on a temporary basis:

  • In relation to a bilateral agreement
  •  To represent a foreign government or to teach a foreign language in an Australian school
  •  To undertake full-time domestic work for a diplomat
  •  As a person with statutory privileges and immunities
  •  To participate in the Seasonal Worker Programme.

Subclass 407 Training visa

This visa would be for people who want to come to Australia on a temporary basis to undertake occupational training or participate in classroom based professional development activities.

Subclass 408 Temporary Activity visa

This visa would be for people who want to come to Australia on a temporary basis to:

* Work in the entertainment industry

* Participate in a non-ongoing cultural or social activities at the invitation of an Australian

organisation

* Observe or participate as an academic in a research project

* Undertake full-time religious work

* Participate in a special programme to enhance international relations and cultural exchange

* Participate in high-level sports (including training)

* Work in a skilled position under a staff exchange arrangement

* Participate in an Australian government endorsed event

* Work as a superyacht crew member

* Undertake full-time domestic work in the household of certain senior foreign executives.