30 April 2019
Checkworkrights is pleased to announce that in the coming months we will be rolling out an automated police checking service for new and existing customers.
08 February 2019
More and more companies are looking offshore for employees who's skills are in short supply in Australia, or employees who bring with them cutting edge skills and technologies to educate our workforce.
07 January 2019
There are 9 different bridging visa types. From the perspective of an Australian employer, the most commonly encountered are Bridging Visas A, C, D and E.
02 January 2019
With in increase in media attention on illegal workers in recent years, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) are doubling their efforts when it comes to identifying instances of illegal work.
06 December 2018
The Department of Home Affairs has worked with the Fair Work Ombudsman to help employers better understand and follow their workplace obligations with the P.A.C.T Tool.
21 November 2018
Any business who employees foreign citizens and has not been performing ongoing visa checks can now be automatically caught as a result of new data matching between the ATO and the Department of Home Affairs.
23 October 2018
Problems caused by the Government definition of a fortnight are something many employers and visa holders may not be aware of
31 July 2018
Business that have failed to comply with the requirement to employ legal workers, depending on the severity of the breach, are served warnings, infringement notices and civil penalties
30 July 2018
With many temporary visa holders now entering the Australian workforce, it is important for Australian businesses to understand which visa holders’ have work rights in Australia, and the conditions attached to each visa.
29 July 2018
The Working Holiday Maker program is to encourage cultural exchange by permitting young persons to travel to Australia for an extended holiday supplemented by short term employment.
28 July 2018
The number of people who hold bridging visas has hit a historic high this year. At the end of March 2018, 194,475 people with bridging visas were in Australia.
27 July 2018
Australian Employers have a legal obligation to ensure that non-Australian Citizens have a right to work in Australia. Usually, when checking work rights, one of the following documents from a non-Australian Citizen employee or prospective employee would be required.
27 July 2018
From 1 July 2016, all international students apply for a single Student visa (subclass 500) regardless of the chosen course of study, which can include higher education, postgraduate, and vocational courses.