Hi Derek, being on the SOL or CSOL is a prerequisite of being able to acquire a skilled visa, if these roles are not on the current list you’ll need to wait until the new SOL / CSOL lists are released later this year to see if this situation is likely to change.
Hi Nuper, the current SOL is valid until 1st July this year so in theory you are ‘safe’ to apply up to this time assuming, of course, the number of places available for this role have not already been filled.
With regards to the likelihood of removal, its very difficult to say unfortunately.
Hi Ahmed, There is no government fee to lodge an Expression of Interest (EOI). You may incur additional fees associated with your skills assessment though. These fees will differ depending on the assessing body.
The Australian government has made changes to the Australian Migration Regulations by amending condition 8107 to provide that a 457 visa holder can only remain in Australia without valid employment for a maximum