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Azza6911

2nd year visa abn

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Hi. I'm wondering if my partner who's Australian was to set up a general bricklaying and labouring company in her name. And then employ me, all legally of course. I do the work. And then get paid as an employee. Would that count for my 88 days? 

I'm a qualified bricklayer.. but really struggling to find a company to take me on. So would this route be acceptable to immigration? 

Thanks for your help guys 

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I think they'd see through that strategy in about two minutes.


Scot by birth, emigrated 1985 | Aussie husband applied UK spouse visa Jan 2015, granted March 2015, moved to UK May 2015 | Returned to Oz June 2016

"The stranger who comes home does not make himself at home but makes home itself strange." -- Rainer Maria Rilke

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Even if it's a fully legitimate business? And I'm actually doing the work, all taxes are paid and done? 

 

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1 hour ago, Azza6911 said:

Even if it's a fully legitimate business? And I'm actually doing the work, all taxes are paid and done? 

 

What work?  How is your wife going to find work for you, if you can't find the work yourself?


Scot by birth, emigrated 1985 | Aussie husband applied UK spouse visa Jan 2015, granted March 2015, moved to UK May 2015 | Returned to Oz June 2016

"The stranger who comes home does not make himself at home but makes home itself strange." -- Rainer Maria Rilke

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Is bricklaying considered regional work that you require for the 2nd year visa?

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I've been offered plenty of work self employed to do work.. just not companies. I'm not allowed an abn myself due to being on a WHV. And to do the work requires the correct legal paperwork.

 

AJ. Yes, Construction work and house renovations including brickwork is allowed towards 2nd year visa. And I'm I'm the correct postal code for it also 

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Also she isn't my wife.. she's my girlfriend. We don't live together or have any ties out of a social life 

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2 hours ago, Azza6911 said:

I've been offered plenty of work self employed to do work.. just not companies. I'm not allowed an abn myself due to being on a WHV. And to do the work requires the correct legal paperwork.

 

AJ. Yes, Construction work and house renovations including brickwork is allowed towards 2nd year visa. And I'm I'm the correct postal code for it also 

You certainly are allowed an ABN on a WHV, it’s very common

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Scot by birth, emigrated 1985 | Aussie husband applied UK spouse visa Jan 2015, granted March 2015, moved to UK May 2015 | Returned to Oz June 2016

"The stranger who comes home does not make himself at home but makes home itself strange." -- Rainer Maria Rilke

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https://lawpath.com.au/blog/abn-working-holiday-visa

You would need to do your occupational health and safety training whether you're working for yourself or your girlfriend.

I have no idea whether there are any licensing requirements to be a bricklayer in whatever state you're in - but if bricklayers do need to be licensed, it would be the same whoever you work for. 

Same with insurance - if the employer expects you to have your own insurance, then your girlfriend's company would need to supply that insurance so it will cost the same.

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Scot by birth, emigrated 1985 | Aussie husband applied UK spouse visa Jan 2015, granted March 2015, moved to UK May 2015 | Returned to Oz June 2016

"The stranger who comes home does not make himself at home but makes home itself strange." -- Rainer Maria Rilke

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