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May 31, 2022
Australia | Changes impacting employment related migration as of 1 July 2022
Australia’s borders have now been open to fully vaccinated travelers for three months. However, visa application processing has not resumed its pre-pandemic pace and skill shortages continue across the Australian economy. While the newly elected Government has a greater focus on protecting local employment opportunities and working conditions as well as protecting temporary workers, skilled migration to address Australia’s skills shortages remains a key feature of immigration policy.
Expected 1 July 2022 changes include:
This Alert also covers other immigration measures to address workforce shortages and New Zealand immigration updates.
A Tax Alert prepared by EY's People Advisory Services group, and attached below, provides additional details.
Full text of Tax Alert