Skilled workers must be sponsored by an Australian company.

Employer Obligations - 482 Visa

The company must show that there is a genuine need for the skills and that they cannot meet the demand locally.

Standard business sponsor (SBS) is the approval from the Home Affairs Department to sponsor workers on a visa.

Key Obligations

Australian sponsors should provide fair work conditions and fair pay, not engaging in discriminatory practices, and provide a safe workplace.

In addition, some key obligations as a sponsor include:

  • Keep the employee doing the same job.

  • Cover the cost of a single return journey to the home country.

  • Pay the employee what you said you would.

  • Help the worker source suitable accommodation when they arrive.

  • Treat the international employees like you do any Australian staff you have.

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