Australia Cuts Stay of 457 Visa Holders, Indians to Adversely Affected (Download PDF)

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Australia has announced changes to the 457 visa for skilled foreign workers to limit their ability to look for another job after their official employment ends. Foreign workers on a 457 visa will only now be able to stay in Australia for 60 days after their employment ends instead of 90.

  • Intention to give priority to Australian workers
  • Decreasing the potential misuse of transient visa holders.
  • Reducing rivalry between from foreign experts and Australians searching for work.
  • Various occupations are effected- from various pay levels and distinctive backgrounds, including neurologists, birthing specialists, bureau creators, and lift mechanics.
  • In the last financial year, the biggest number of visas was allocated to cooks.
  • The largest proportion of laborers originate from India (26.8 %) , trailed by workers from the UK (15 %) and China (6.6 %) .
Peter Dutton Member of the Australian House of Representatives

About Peter Dutton

  • Member of the Australian House of Representatives.
  • Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives representing the Division of Dickson, Queensland since the November 2001.
  • Born November 18,1970 (age 46) , Brisbane, Australia.
  • Party: Liberal Party of Australia.
  • Electorate: Division of Dickson.
  • Office: Minister for Immigration and Border Protection since 2014.
  • Spouse: Kirilly Dutton.
  • Parents: Ailsa Leitch, Bruce Dutton.

- Published/Last Modified on: November 18, 2016

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