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Changes to the 457 occupation and skilled list from 19 April 2017

Further to the Department's update about changes to the 457 programme, the Department has advised that it will be:

Significantly condensing the occupation lists used for skilled migration visas, including the subclass 457 visa, from 19 April 2017.

At this stage we do not have any information about what this will mean for future 457 AND SKILLED applications. Once more information is released we will provide further information. See this link for information:

http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Work/457-abolition-replacement

Rick Gunn