MIA Roadshow - July 1 Changes
- Venue: Mantra on Esplanade, 88 The Esplanade, Darwin
- Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm 9 August 2012
- Speaker: Petra Playfair and Rajesh Kshirsagar of Playfair Visa and Migration Services
The MIA brings the 1 July Changes Roadshow to Darwin on Thursday, 9 August. Running from 9:00am - 4:00pm and worth six CPD points, this is your opportunity to hear the latest information about the implications of the changes and what they will mean for your practice and your clients.
Throughout the workshop, Petra Playfair and Rajesh Kshirsagar of Playfair Visa and Migration Services will provide updates on:
- the SkillSelect Model and how it affects GSM, Business Skills, ENS, RSMS and Subclass 457;
- the new Expression of Interest (EOI) process;
- ENS and RSMS visa Subclasses, criteria, CSOL and streams;
- Training and salary requirements and "exemptions";
- Regional requirements and role of RCBs; and
- the reformed Business Innovation and Investment program.
RAJESH KSHIRSAGAR is a Senior Corporate Migration Agent with Playfair Visa and Migration Services.
Rajesh has wide ranging experience in both private and public sector organisations. Rajesh has worked with corporate migration services firms including one of the major international professional services firms. Rajesh held the position of Assistant Manager in the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC). He has broad knowledge of migration legislation, policy and procedures and experience in advising small to large businesses in a variety of sectors.
Rajesh’s decision making and advisory experience on a broad range of temporary and permanent visas ensure he can provide Northern Territory businesses with reliable advice and solutions to meet complex and continually changing visa requirements in most effective ways.
Rajesh is a Registered Migration Agent (MARN 0961164) and has Master of Arts in International Relations with Distinction from University of Wollongong.
PETRA PLAYFAIR has over 20 years experience in migration and multicultural affairs and an established reputation in the industry. As founder and Managing Partner of Playfair, she has owned and managed a full migration practice since 1988.
Prior to establishing Playfair, Petra was the Senior Social Worker for International Social Service (a United Nations affiliate funded by the Department of Immigration) and was awarded a Winston Churchill Fellowship to investigate documentary requirements prior to migration to Australia for inter-country adoptees.