As you already know, the 457 still exists and will do so until March 2018. The 457 program, however, is slowly morphing with various changes being implemented until the new TSS visa comes into effect next year. The first set of changes were the occupation lists that affect all new applications from the 19th of April 2017 onwards. To find out more about the occupation list changes, please read our article here.
The next set of changes are scheduled to occur on the 1st of July, and later at the end of the year in December. To prepare for the upcoming 1 July changes, please carefully read the following changes that will be coming into effect in a few weeks time:
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