New Legislative instrument was passed which provides the pathway towards PR for STSOL subclass 482 visa holders. 

Under this instrument, the applicants who were in Australia during the specified period and was working, can be sponsored by the employer in the future for a subclass 186 visa under the TRT stream. The applicants need to be first working with the same employer for a minimum period of three years in the last 4 years holding subclass 482 to qualify for PR.

To be eligible, the applicant must have been in Australia for at least 12 months between 01st Feb 2020 and 14 Dec 2021 and at the time of application, they are employed by the person actively and lawfully operating a business in Australia. 


Sourse: LIN22/038