Visa (457)

The 457 visa is a type of work visa for people sponsored by an Australian employer to work in Australia temporarily.

This visa is specifically for skilled workers from outside Australia who have been sponsored by an Australian business. The visa holder can work in Australia for their sponsoring employer in the nominated occupation. It’s a way for Australian businesses to address labour shortages by bringing in skilled workers from other countries. This visa has specific requirements for both the employer and the employee, including the type of work, duration of stay and other conditions.

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