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IMPACT – MEDIUM
What is the change? Australia has provided a centralised email address for visa sponsors to use when sending notifications required under their sponsorship obligations.
What does the change mean? Beginning 1 January, all notifications sent by email must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Notifications sent by registered mail can be sent to one of the eight physical addresses listed below.
Background: Notifications can be sent to the centralised email address or by registered mail to one of these addresses:
GPO Box 9984
Sydney NSW 2001
GPO Box 241
Melbourne VIC 3001
Brisbane QLD 4001
Locked Bag 7
Northbridge WA 6865
GPO Box 2399
Adelaide SA 5001
GPO Box 864
Darwin NT 0801
GPO Box 717
Canberra ACT 2601
GPO Box 794
Hobart TAS 7001
Notification must be provided when an event specified in subregulation 2.84(3) occurs. Such events include, but are not limited to, the cessation or expected cessation of the visa holder’s employment; a change in the visa holder’s work duties; a change in the visa holder’s address or contact information; and certain high-level personnel changes at a sponsoring company.
BAL Analysis: Sponsors should take note of the change and make sure that beginning 1 January they send notifications to the appropriate email or physical address.
This alert has been provided by BAL Australia. For additional information, please contact email@example.com.
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