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Neo Phoenix Pty Ltd
Lawyers & Registered Migration Agents

We are experienced Solicitors and Registered Migration Agents with a proven track record. We offer personalised service with a reasonable fee structure.

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Employment Trends

The Australian economy is a successful capitalist, market economy- open, competitive and aided by a dynamic private sector and a skilled, flexible workforce.

Australia has experienced strong economic performance over the last decade and this excellent economic climate is underlined by strong results in terms of economic growth, low inflation, low unemployment and low interest rates.

This long term trend is set to continue. Currently there are over 150,000 jobs advertised each week and unemployment is at its lowest level in 10 years. Indeed official Australian Government statistics confirm 89% of Skilled Independent visa holders gain employment within the first six months and 92% within 18 months of arrival in Australia.

You can search for official economic statistics on the following websites:

The Reserve Bank of Australia

The Australian Bureau of Statistics

Consensus Economics

Labour Market Trends

The Australian government led by John Howard has made significant industrial Relations reform which have resulted in structural improvements in the workplace over the last decade. These reforms have contributed to the growth in job creation and productivity. In the last two years, employment has grown by more than 2% per annum.

Statistics also indicate that in 1999 - 2000, 24% of the labour force was comprised of employees born in countries other than Australia.

More recently there has been a significant shift from employment in the manufacturing industries to service industries. Approximately 36.5% of Australians now work in professional, technical, managerial or administrative jobs.

Working Conditions

In Australia there are laws in place which regulate employment and working conditions. Under the Workplace Relations Act 1996 , federal or state awards (collective agreements between the government and an industry group, or an employer and a group of employees and the government), or individual workplace agreements guarantee employees working conditions, minimum rates of pay, allowances, overtime, hours of work, holiday/sick leave and the right of freedom of association (option to join a trade union or any other organization).

You can view more information on working conditions in Australia by visiting the following websites:




Success Stories

Contact us today for a professional assessment of your business sponsorship eligibility. We can even help you source suitably qualified overseas tradesmen and professionals.

We offer services to manage the Standard Business Sponsor (SBS) process and also handle the Nomination Applications and your employee’s Visa Application. After the applications have been approved by the DIBP our service also comes with our ongoing email support so that if your business wants to sponsor other workers or has other queries we can continue to assist you. We can also assist with the Nomination process for the Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) Subclass 186 Visa and the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) Subclass 187 Visa.

If you are an overseas worker and want to know your eligibility to be sponsored under any of the employer sponsored visa categories please contact us today.

Related Client Testimonials:

We cannot thank Andre and My Australian Visa enough for all the hard work they put in to get the 457 visa. I was on a working holiday visa and running out of time and worried with all the law changes and the caveat that applied to my occupation. But everything worked out well , all thanks to the ...

457 Visa Granted for Cook - Caveat Occupation

We have used the legal services of Andre at My Australian Visa to help us through the visa processes 3 times now. The first time was when I was sponsored by my employer for a 457 Visa. Then as I married an Australian I was unaware of the processes to get a partner visa in Australia. Andre helped us ...

Thanks to Andre and the team from MyAustralianVisa my girlfriend and I are lucky to call ourselves Permanent Residents of Australia! Andre started to assist us back in 2013 with the Sponsorship visa and we just received our employer sponsored permanent residency visa. They were always great to deal ...

ENS, ENS Subclass 186 Visa, TRT stream

I sought the help of Andre and the awesome team at MY AUSTRALIAN VISA for my permanent residency application in October 2016. Upon taking my case Andre advised me to choose the employer nomination scheme ENS (subclass 186) visa as I was on a 457 visa as a metal fabricator. My employer agreed to go ...

Rajesh - Employer Sponsored Permanent Residency - ENS Subclass 186 Visa - TRT Stream

Thanks to Andre, always available, reliable and happy to explain all the circumstances, I have finally got my Australian Permanent Resident Visa. He has started to assist me since 2013 when I applied and successfully got the sponsorship (457Visa) with the business that I'm working for. That day when ...

Mauro - 457 Visa and ENS 186 Visa

I had chance to meet many immigration agents and immigration lawyers, some with good experience but too confident of them self and some other without knowledge of what they was going to do. I met Andre casually when I first arrived here and I chose him to help me out with my visa. He have always ...

Mariano - Standard Business Sponsorship (SBS) Nomination and Subclass 457 Visa Applications

Hi Andre, Thank you for your help and professional support. Now my family and I can plan a better future in Australia. I hardly recommend this immigration lawyer for his professionally, deep knowledge of the law and friendly attitude. We wish you all the best and I really thank you for everything. ...

Dario - 457 Visa - Temporary Residency Employer Sponsored Visa

Dear Andre, I would like to extend my heartiest thanks to you for your sincere effort of helping me with my visa application. Since 2012, when I first contacted you in regard of visa subclass 457, you guided me very well about the processing of my application. With your sincere efforts, ...

Harpreet - Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) Subclass 186 Visa

My husband and I first met Andre in January 2015 when he gave us a very detailed and knowledgeable overview of our visa options. We felt safe with the service provided by Andre and his colleagues from My Australian Visa due to their reliable and professional work habits and due to the fact that the ...

Julia - ENS Subclass 186 Visa - Employer Sponsored Permanent Residency

I have been extremely lucky and grateful in picking up MyAustralian Visa team as my migration lawyer. Ever since my first meeting with Andre, I was confident that my application is in good hands. MyAustralian Visa team, has been extremely professional and through with their knowledge about the ...

Sahil - ENS Subclass 186 Visa (Direct Entry) - VETASSSESS Skills Assessment – Onshore Applicant