Monthly Archives: February 2018

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Risk Management: A 400 visa is not a preliminary 457 visa

2019-04-05T02:56:52+00:00February 21st, 2018|

A case study Sally comes to Australia on a 400 visa [Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) visa] to train local staff on a new system being rolled out across the world. While Sally is here it becomes clear she is best qualified to take on the project of implementing other modules of the system, a [...]

Signing a Property Lease Before the Visa Comes Through

2019-04-05T02:56:52+00:00February 21st, 2018|

A case study Picture the scene: Geoff and Sally are on a “look-see” visit to Melbourne ahead of their planned relocation. Geoff’s new job is due to start in six weeks. They decide they like Australia and Melbourne, and fall in love with a family home costing $1,500 per week. However they aren’t the only ones [...]

Rising Short-term Accommodation Costs

2019-04-05T02:56:52+00:00February 21st, 2018|

Continuing growth in demand for short-term accommodation has resulted in upward pressure on prices. We have seen increases in recent times averaging at least 10% per year and in some cases considerably more. As a consequence budgets may need revision. Some Budgets Cannot Meet Expectations We are seeing some employers struggling to achieve acceptable standards of accommodation [...]