The new Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) (subclass 482) visa replaces the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457 visa) which will be abolished in March 2018. The TSS (Subclass 482) visa is a temporary visa which permits the holder to live in Australia, while working full-time for the sponsoring employer, in the nominated position. Applicants for this subclass 482 visa may include dependent family members similar to its predecessor the subclass 457. The Subclass 482 visa ha
In March 2018 the new Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa comes into effect. The TSS visa replaces the old subclass 457. Underpinning the new TSS visa is a new training levy which will need to be satisfied by employers looking to employ skilled foreign workers. The 2017-18 Budget provided some indication as to the quantum of this training levy which will be contributed into a new ‘Skilling Australians Fund’.
Those Employers who nominate foreign employees for the TSS visa