The government will scrap the controversial 457 visa and replace it with a new “temporary visa” with additional provisions for English proficiency.
- Turnbull government will abolish the 457 working visa
- A new temporary work visa to be introduced
- New visa to asses English skills, work history, police checks and skills shortages
- Those currently on 457 working visa will be allowed to stay in Australia
- Australians to get preference for jobs first