In the case of TSS (subclass 482), SESR (subclass 494) and Temporary Activity visas (subclasses 403, 407 & 408), the sponsoring business will need to also comply with a range of business sponsor obligations including reporting, record keeping, payments, etc.
Please contact us to find out more about these obligations and how Migration Plus can help your business to manage migration monitoring and compliance matters.
The Department of Home Affairs (the Department) monitors sponsor compliance with the obligations during the sponsorship period and up to five years after the sponsorship period ends. The Department may also monitor sponsored employees to ensure they comply with their visa conditions.
Monitoring may be conducted by Immigration Inspectors, Fair Work Inspectors or Fair Work Building Industry Inspectors who have investigative powers granted under the Migration Act 1958 (Cth).
Monitoring requests may take several forms including written, site visas and information sharing with other government departments and authorities.
Sanctions can be imposed on the sponsor if there is evidence that:
The Department will consider a range of information and circumstances when determining what action (if any) to take regarding obligation non-compliance.
One or more of the following actions can be taken against the sponsor, depending the scale and severity of the breach(es):