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Migration Amendment (Skilling Australians Fund) Bill 2018

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The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia






Migration Amendment (Skilling Australians Fund) Bill 2017



(1)     Schedule 1, page 8 (after line 10), after item 14, insert:

14A  At the end of subsection 140GBA(4)

Add “The period must not start earlier than 4 months before the nomination is received by the Minister.”.

[labour market testing condition]

(2)     Schedule 1, item 15, page 8 (after line 24), after subsection 140GBA(6), insert:

       (6AA)  The Minister must not make a determination under subsection (5) unless the Minister is reasonably satisfied that any advertising of the position undertaken in the determined manner:

                     (a)  will be targeted in such a way that a significant proportion of suitably qualified and experienced Australian citizen s or Australian permanent residents would be likely to be informed about the position; and

                     (b)  will set out any skills or experience requirements that are appropriate to the position.

       (6AB)  A duration determined for the purposes of paragraph (6)(d) must be at least 4 weeks.

[labour market testing condition]