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Lost job on 457... what next?

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Guest atrumpetandadream

Having a bit of a nightmare. Came over to Sydney on 457 six monts ago. Entire department has now been outsourced and my job is gone. I've accepted a package and will leave in one months time.

 

As I understand it this means I have the one month + 28 days and then I have to leave Australia. I really Sydney and I don't want to leave. Money isn't too tight and, in a worse case scenario I could be out of work for a couple of years and still support myself. It's legally staying in the country which is my problem.

 

What are my options?

 

- find a new employer willing to sponsor in the next month + 28 days?

- start the permanent visa process now and then take an extended holiday somewhere cheap in asia then come back

- get a tourist or bridging visa and stay till i find someone willing to sponsor for 457?

 

Any feedback is much appreciated.

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Guest bourbonjack

Hi atrumpetandadream,

 

I am no expert, but I am sure that as the company have 'taken' your job from you that there must be some sort of support and help from the DIAC..... but I would get on to finding another employer ASAP...

 

Like I said, I am no expert, may be best for you to give the DIAC a call???

 

Good luck

 

Steve.

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Welcome to PIO, I would speak with a migration agent before you contact DIAC.


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