Labour Market Testing: Temporary Skill Shortage (Subclass 482) Visa – Ultimate Guide
Temporary Skill Shortage (Subclass 482) Visa
Labour Market Testing (LMT) – Fast Facts
Nomination applications under the Temporary Skill Shortage (Subclass 482) visa program now require evidence of Labour Market Testing. In short, you will need to provide evidence that you cannot find a suitably qualified and experienced Australian worker to fill the nominated position by providing copies of advertisements you have placed for the position. The advertisements must meet certain requirements and must be provided to the Department of Home Affairs at the time the nomination is lodged (they cannot be provided post lodgement).
Are there any exemptions to Labour Market Test?
An exemption to Labour Market Testing is only available if it would be inconsistent with Australia’s international trade obligations.
What are the Labour Market Test requirements?
Please find details of the Labour Market Testing requirements below:
|Duration of Labour Market Testing||
|Period of Labour Market Testing||
|Method of advertising||
|Information required in the advertisement||
|Evidence which must be provided||
|Positions subject to alternative requirements||
|Exemption to the Labour Market Testing requirement||
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