Subclass 494 visa was introduced from 16.11.2019. It is provision temporary visa for 5 years from date of grant of visa. After working with same employer for 3 years the visa holder will be able to apply for Permanent Visa subclass 191 with effect from 16.11.2020 (3 years after working with same employer).
The Regional Employers in Australia who cannot source local Australian to work for them will now be able to sponsor overseas skilled workers whose occupations are listed on list issued by Dept of Immigration.
For List of Occupations please refer to the following link:
For List of Designated Regional Areas please refer to the link:
Visa applicant must meet with Skills Assessment, Competent English, Medicals, Police Checks and other requirements as required to apply for this subclass 494 visa.
Employer has to undergo Sponsorship and Nomination Requirements as required to apply for subclass 494 visa.
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