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Migration Compliance for Employers

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Migration Compliance for Employers

Date & TimeTBC
Format Workshop
Price

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$360.00

Non-Member

$480.00

CPD Units 3
  • Substantive Law
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With upcoming legislative changes set to remove the requirement that lawyers practising in immigration law register as a migration agent, lawyers across other practice areas and in-house have the opportunity to expand their service offering to include migration law.

Don't miss this opportunity to hear from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection as well as the Fair Work Ombudsman on the most important migration compliance issues for employers, including the recent changes to employer sponsored visas.

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Program Overview

  • Migration Compliance for Employers - Monday 26 Jun
    • 9:00 AM Overview of 457 Visa Changes

      The first part of this workshop will provide an overview of the 457 visa changes and how they will impact both current 457 visa holders and new applicants. You will learn about transitioning to permanent residency under the 186 visa and anticipated changes to other visas, including partner visas and sponsorship approvals before visa lodgement.

      Presenter: Christie Sawczuk, A/g Assistant Secretary, Economic Policy Branch, Department of Immigration and Border Protection

    • 9:45 AM Compliance Issues

      This seminar will discuss compliance issues for employers as identified through inspections carried out by the Fair Work Ombudsmen.

      Presenters:

      • Carey Trundle, Director – Overseas Workers Operations Group, Fair Work Ombudsman
      • Michelle Carey, Principal Lawyer – Corporate, Policy, Advice & Customer Engagement, Fair Work Ombudsman
    • 10:30 AM Morning Tea
    • 10:45 AM Facilitated Discussion on Employer Obligations

      In this interactive workshop component, you will break into small groups and discuss the new training requirements for employer sponsors, employer obligations for compliance and monitoring, and employer risk exposure, assessment and management. You will also discuss your learnings about the changes to 457 visas and how you can advise your clients to navigate these changes.

      Facilitators:

      • Andrew Cope, LIV Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law, Principal, Cope Migration
      • Rick Gunn, LIV Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law, Partner, Carina Ford Immigration Lawyers

Further Details

  • Full Description

    With upcoming legislative changes set to remove the requirement that lawyers practising in immigration law register as a migration agent, lawyers across other practice areas and in-house have the opportunity to expand their service offering to include migration law.

    Don't miss this opportunity to hear from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection as well as the Fair Work Ombudsman on the most important migration compliance issues for employers, including the recent changes to employer sponsored visas. Following the presentations, LIV accredited specialists will facilitate a discussion where you will join with your peers to work through these compliance problems and recommended solutions.

    Register for this workshop to develop a better understanding of the challenges for employers in this area of law and how you can help them overcome these challenges while diversifying your practice.

  • Presenters

    Christie Sawczuk, A/g Assistant Secretary, Economic Policy Branch, Department of Immigration and Border Protection

    Carey Trundle, Director – Overseas Workers Operations Group, Fair Work Ombudsman

    Michelle Carey, Principal Lawyer – Corporate, Policy, Advice & Customer Engagement, Fair Work Ombudsman

    Andrew Cope, LIV Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law, Principal, Cope Migration

    Rick Gunn, LIV Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law, Partner, Carina Ford Immigration Lawyers

  • Learning Outcomes

    By attending this workshop, you will:

    • gain a greater understanding of recent immigration law changes, including for 457 visas, and upcoming changes to other visas
    • receive insights into employer compliance challenges directly from the Fair Work Ombudsman as identified through their inspections
    • workshop what these recent changes mean for you and your clients, and how you can best navigate these changes and manage business risk
    • apply the material you have been taught during the workshop creatively and with initiative to address hypothetical problems
    • acquire experience in collaborative learning, and demonstrate personal and communication skills to function effectively in small groups
    • be empowered with actionable takeaways that you can immediately implement in your daily practice
    • benefit from a blend of presentations, expert instruction and practical learning activities.