Legislative Instrument F2016L01743
Changes effective 19th November 2016
FIVE (5) VISAS REPEALED REPLACED BY
- Subclass 401
TWO (2) VISAS REPLACE REPEALED VISAS
- Subclass 407 (Training) Visa
- Subclass 408 (Temporary Activity) Visa
TEMPORARY ACTIVITIES SPONSOR
This class replace Six (6) classes of sponsor:
- Professional Development
- Special Program
- Superyacht Crew
- Long Stay Activity
- Training and Research
There is no nomination required for sponsors except Occupational Training Visa (Subclass 407) still requires a sponsor.
As a nomination is required by a sponsor for subclass 407 this allows the nominee to change sponsors without a fresh visa application.
Uniform $275 application fee is standard for all the new 407 & 408 visas.
There are minor amendments to:-
- Subclass 400 Temporary Work (short Stay Activity) Visa
- Subclass 403 Temporary Work (International Relations) Visa
On 19th November 2016 electronic lodgement will be available for sponsor, nomination and visa applications for these new visas.