Compilation of Migration (LIN 20/229: COVID-19 Pandemic event for Subclass 408 (Temporary Activity) visa and visa application charge for Temporary Activity (Class GG) visa) Instrument 2020 dated 14 May 2021 [“the Compilation”] incorporates the amendments made by Migration (COVID-19 Pandemic event for Subclass 408 (Temporary Activity) visa and visa application charge for Temporary Activity (Class CG) visa) Amendment Instrument (No. 2) (LIN 21/038) 2021 dated 01 December 2020 [“the Instrument”].
The Instruments amends Schedule 2 criteria for Subclass 408 visa to include applicants who work in the tourism and hospitality sector to be eligible to make an application for a Subclass 408 visa, if they held a substantive temporary visa that is 90 days or less from expiring. The Compilation reflects these changes in Para 8(3) of Part 2 and as such, the first instalment amount of the visa application charge is nil for such eligible applicants.
The Compilation is registered on the Federal Register of Legislation on 28 May 2021 and commenced on 14 May 2021. This changes apply to an application for a Subclass 408 visa that is either made on or after 14 May 2021 or made before 14 May 2021 but not finally determined.
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