July 2nd, 2018

Tasmanian state government increase work experience to 6 months for 190/489 sponsorship

Tasmania increase work requirement for 489/190 sponsorship –

190 criteria

Category 2 – Working in Tasmania

To be considered for this category, you must meet all of the following criteria.

You must have been working in Tasmania for six months immediately prior to your application for state nomination. Your employment needs to:
Your employer must have been actively operating their business in Tasmania for the past 12 months and there needs to be a genuine need for your position within the business.
be in your nominated occupation
be at least 35 hours per week in one full-time job or in two or more part-time jobs and you are able to provide evidence of your employment claims (see Document Checklist – Employment for more details)
You and your dependants must currently be living in Tasmania and can provide evidence of genuine commitment to continue to live in Tasmania (please refer to disclaimer at the bottom of this page for indicators as to how to meet this requirement).

Please note that internships, stipends, scholarships and volunteer positions are not considered employment for the purpose of this category.

489 criteria –

Category 2 – Working in Tasmania

To be considered for this category, you must meet all of the following criteria.

You must have been working in Tasmania for six months immediately prior to your application for state nomination. You do not have to be working in your nominated occupation. Your employment needs to:
be at least 35 hours per week in one full-time job or in two or more part-time jobs and you are able to provide evidence of your employment claims (see Document Checklist – Employment for more details)
fill a genuine skill shortage in Tasmania
You and your dependants must currently be living in Tasmania and can provide evidence of genuine commitment to continue to live in Tasmania (please refer to disclaimer at the bottom of this page for indicators as to how to meet this requirement).
Your employer must have been actively operating their business in Tasmania for the past 12 months and there needs to be a genuine need for your position within the business.

If your employment is for a position at ANZSCO skill level 4 or below, your employer must also provide evidence that no local person was able to fill the position (see ‘Document Checklist – Employment’ for evidence your employer would have to provide that you would need to submit together with your application for state nomination).

Please note that internship, stipend, scholarships and volunteer positions are not considered employment for the purpose of this category.

(Any questions to query@iscah.com)

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