How To Find a 457 Sponsor

There are many ways to migrate to Australia. A 457 visa - Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457) - is one popular option. For this visa you need a sponsor. But how do you find one? Here are 10 ways to find your sponsor.


How Did You Get 457 Sponsored

How do others get 457 sponsored? What did they do? How did they get started? How did they find their sponsors? Six migrants tell their story from arrival to 457 sponsorship.


Career Opportunities for Migrants in Australia

Being a migrant is nothing unusual in Australia. But if you have a strong accent as we do, it can be tough finding work, especially if you also struggle to transfer your qualifications. But it doesn't have to be. Some industries suffer a real skill shortage. Go for these huge gaps in the labour market.


Skilled Migration to Australia - 9 Hidden Nuggets of Truth

Skilled migration is Australia’s largest pathway in - 68% of migrants are accepted for their skills and only 32% for their family connections or special eligibility. So it is a good option to pursue. Here are 9 hidden nuggets of truth you might not know yet about Australia's skilled migration.


Australia's Visa System For Beginners

To enter Australia you need an Australia visa. There is no visa-free access for anybody. Yet for most of the over 8m people entering Australia each year getting a visa is easy. For others it is a long and tedious road. Let's try to give you a feel for what is out there.



Looking into work visas for Australia you will run into two acronyms again and again - SOL and CSOL. These two lists are the gateway to an Australian work visa. They are like two doors side by side and you need to walk through one of them to work and live in Australia longterm.


10 Questions To Ask 457 Sponsors

You want to work in Australia on a 457 sponsored visa. You prepare well, look for sponsors and finally got some interviews lined up. Employers will make sure you are right for them. But what about you? How do you make sure they are right for you? Here are 10 questions to help you.


What To Look For In a 457 Sponsor

If you and your sponsor part ways, you have 60 days to find another sponsor, leave Australia or get a different visa. That is not a lot of time to sort things out. So choose wisely before you commit. But how do you choose? What do you look for?


Read This Before You Engage a Migration Agent

There are over 6,000 migration agents in Australia. Most are very helpful. Some are not. How do you pick the right one? Don't sign until you got answers to these 12 questions.


9 Things Your Migration Agent Can't Do For You

Migration agents can help you with your visa application but they can't work wonders. Some things are just out of their reach...like these...