In February 27, 2021, the Australian government launched a Post Covid-19 Economic Recovery (PCER) event for Subclass 408 visas.
The Subclass 408 visa category supports temporary foreign national employment in critical industry sectors. The government hopes this PCER event will foster economic growth after the pandemic.
The new pathway will allow for more efficient processing and may lower costs for global employers.
General Applicants must:
Critical sector applicants must:
Australia is developing immigration program improvements to boost economic activity after the pandemic. This PCER event for the Subclass 408 visa could lower costs for overseas businesses sponsoring talent in Australia (especially compared to costs associated with Subclass 482 and Subclass 494 visas).
This event may also expedite processing for international employees in crucial industry sectors, allowing for quicker turnaround.
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