Skillselect opened on 1 July 2012. A convenient way for employers to search and connect with highly skilled migrants wanting to live and work in Australia. Visit www.skillselect.gov.au for details.
RDA Far West (RDA FW) is required to provide an assessment for the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) visa as a Regional Certifying Body (RCB). This visa enables skilled migrants to work for a regional employer for a minimum of 2 years and enjoy the lifestyle of regional Australia.
The programme aims to attract young, skilled, English speaking migrants to areas of Australia where they are most needed. Generally, skilled migrants are under 50 years of age, have competent English, at least diploma/trade level qualifications or above. The nominated position must be an ANZSCO skill level 1-3 occupation and have relevant work experience.
Please go to the Department of Immigration & Border Protection website link for more details:
The Temporary Business (Long Stay) 457 visa assist employees to address immediate skill shortages and compliments the permanent employer RSMS visa.
See information booklet RDA F ar West Assessment List May 2018
RDA Far West provides certification to employers through its Skilled Migration Officer and an administration fee ($550 incl GST) applies for processing applications. Note processing of applications can take up to a minimum of 14 working days, so employers need to consider this when submitting their applications to;
Regional Development Australia Far West Inc
55 Oxide Street PO Box 1010
BROKEN HILL NSW 2880
Phone 08 8087 8383
Fax 08 8087 8413