Posts Tagged ‘student visa’

Court imposes $335,664 penalties against 7-Eleven outlet and restaurant

Penalties have been secured by the Fair Work Ombudsman against a company in Melbourne for $335,664 and two individuals for the underpayment of international students. This brings the total amount to $1.8 million in penalties involving 7-Eleven franchisees. The Federal Circuit Court has handed down its judgement and penalised Xia Jing Qi Pty Ltd a total…

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Mamak Back In Court For Underpaying Migrant Workers

The operators of famous inner Sydney restaurant Mamak are again in Court accused of further underpayments, after being penalised almost $300,000 last year for exploiting overseas workers. Sydney’s Malaysian restaurant Mamak has again allegedly underpaid two employees from their Chatswood restaurant and has created false payslips to disguise the underpayments to authorities.  One employee was…

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Changes to Student Visa framework

changes to student visa framework in australia

On 19 April 2016, the Government introduced far-reaching changes to the Student Visa program, which included the Subclasses 570, 571, 572, 573, 575 and 580. These changes form part of the Government’s previously announced simplification of the Australian visa application framework. The new Student Visa framework commences on 1 July 2016. The new framework has 2…

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