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“Thanks for you and your team help me get my PR approval, you and your team are such wonderful professional immigration agent. Thanks again.”

Andrew, Accountant, ENS visa approval

“My heart and my family would like to extend our utmost appreciation to your professional service and to all the office personnel inside the Heron Assist Geelong office.”

Christopher Sandoval

Working with Heron Assist

Our registered Australian migration agents have more than a decade’s experience managing Australian visa applications for both employers and skilled workers. We are bound by a Code of Conduct and are required to have an in-depth knowledge of Australian migration law and procedure and meet high professional and ethical standards. We offer a down to earth and practical service tailored to your needs. In all cases out contracts clearly outlines our fees and charges including departmental visa fees and other disbursements as required.

Employer Services

In our many years of migration and labour market experience we have developed excellent international links  and enjoy a diverse database of qualified skilled applicants. If your company is short on skilled staff and want to sponsor read on for information on skilled migrants who have  joined us and are ready to move to Australia.

We provide assistance on a range of visa categories to employers and in particular specialise in Employer Sponsored visas such as Subclass 457, RSMS and ENS

Transition from “Backpacker” Visas to Employer Sponsored visa

Many Australian employers are approached to employ and/or sponsor applicants currently in Australia on either a Working Holiday Visa (subclass 417) or Working and Holiday Visa (462)

In many cases candidates on these visas can be sponsored by employers who seek to be approved sponsors for Subclass 457, ENS or RSMS visa applicants. The applicants must meet certain eligibility criteria including English and skill requirements.

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Developing the North: Can 457 visas and DAMAs solve the Northern Territory’s labour shortage?

July 9, 2015

Developing the North: Can 457 visas and DAMAs solve the Northern Territory’s labour shortage? By Joanna Crothers ABC Online Posted about 09 July 2015 Photo: Sunandi Sunandi and Zaenudin Zaenudin are employed in the NT on 457 visas. (ABC News: Joanna Crothers) Amid excitement about historic plans for Developing the North, Northern Territory businesses are struggling to see how they will be able to employ sufficient interstate and foreign workers. Attracting skilled labour has long been an obstacle to economic development in northern Australia and in recent years this has been exacerbated by a resources boom. Businesses have complained that the high cost of living has meant they could not attract workers from interstate and that big gas projects paying higher wages were poaching the local skilled labour force. In February 2014, the Federal Government announced an independent review of the 457 visa worker program and then in May relaxed  Continue Reading »