There are many events or changes that require the sponsor of a 457 worker to notify DIBP.  When you let go of a worker is one important event, changing your business address is another.  Below, form the DIBP website are listed many of these qualifying events.  In addition you will find the required addresses for these notices which are state specific.

Tell us when certain events occur

You must tell us in writing when certain events occur. Send the information by registered post or electronic mail to a specified address and within certain time frames of the event occurring.

Examples of events include (but are not limited to):

  • a change to your address or contact details
  • the end or expected ending of a primary sponsored visa holder’s employment, program or activity
  • a change to the duties carried out by the primary sponsored visa holder.

Changes or events that all sponsors must notify within 10 working days

You must notify us within 10 working days if:

  • the sponsored visa holder’s employment ends, or is expected to end(the sponsor must tell  us if the end date changes)
  • there are changes to the work duties carried out by the sponsored visa holder
  • you are a standard business sponsor and there is a change to the information in the sponsorship application or the application to vary a term of sponsorship approval relating to the training requirement and the sponsor’s address and contact details
  • if you are a party to a work agreement and there is a change to the address and contact details or the training information provided in the work  agreement
  • you have paid the return travel costs of a sponsored visa holder  or any of their family members in accordance with the obligation to pay return travel costs
  • you have become insolvent within the meaning of subsections 5 (2) and (3) of the Bankruptcy Act 1966 and section 95A of the Corporations Act 2001
  • your business ceases to exist as a legal entity.

If your business is a company

A company must also notify us of the following changes or events within 10 working days if:

  • a new director is appointed
  • an administrator is appointed for the company under Part 5.3A of the Corporations Act 2001
  • the company resolves by special resolution to be wound up voluntarily under subsection 491(1) of the Corporations Act 2001
  • a court has ordered that the company be wound up in insolvency under Part 5.4, or on other grounds under Part 5.4A, of the Corporations Act 2001
  • a court has appointed an official liquidator to be the provisional liquidator of the company under Part 5.4B of the Corporations Act 2001
  • a court has approved a compromise or arrangement proposed by the company under Part 5.1 of the Corporations Act 2001
  • the property of the company becomes subject to a receiver or other controller under Part 5.2 of the Corporations Act 2001
  • procedures are initiated for the deregistration of the company under Part 5A.1 of the Corporations Act 2001.

If you are an individual

If you operate your business as an individual, you must also notify us of the following changes or events within 10 working days:

  • you enter into a personal insolvency agreement under Part X of the Bankruptcy Act 1966
  • you enter into a debt agreement under Part IX of the Bankruptcy Act 1966
  • a sequestration order is made against your estate under Part IV of the Bankruptcy Act 1966
  • you become a bankrupt by virtue of the presentation of a debtor’s petition under Part IV of the Bankruptcy Act 1966
  • you present a declaration of intention to present a debtor’s petition under Part IV of the Bankruptcy Act 1966
  • a composition or scheme of arrangement is presented in relation to you in accordance with Division 6 of Part IV of the Bankruptcy Act 1966.

If your business is a partnership

You must also notify us of the following changes or events within 10 working days:

  • a new partner joins the partnership
  • any of the events listed for an individual or a company occurs.

If your business is an unincorporated association

An unincorporated association must also notify us within 10 working days if:

  • a new member is appointed to the managing committee of the association
  • any of the events listed for an individual or a company occurs.

Where to send a notice of an event or change

You must send details of these events to one of our offices in the state or territory in which the head office of your organisation is located.

Australian Capital Territory
Email: ACT.sponsor.monitoring@immi.gov.au
Sponsor Monitoring
GPO Box 717
Canberra ACT 2601
South Australia
Email: SA.sponsor.monitoring@immi.gov.au
Sponsor Monitoring
GPO Box 2399
Adelaide SA 5001
New South Wales
Email: NSW.sponsor.monitoring@immi.gov.au
Sponsor Monitoring
GPO Box 9984
Sydney NSW 2001
Tasmania
Email: TAS.sponsor.monitoring@immi.gov.au
Sponsor Monitoring
GPO Box 794
Hobart Tas. 7001
Queensland
Email: QLD.sponsor.monitoring@immi.gov.au
Sponsor Monitoring
GPO Box 9984
Brisbane Qld 4001
Victoria
Email: VIC.sponsor.monitoring@immi.gov.au
Sponsor Monitoring
GPO Box 241
Melbourne Vic. 3001
Northern Territory
Email: NT.sponsor.monitoring@immi.gov.au
Sponsor Monitoring
GPO Box 864
Darwin NT 0801
Western Australia
Email: WA.sponsor.monitoring@immi.gov.au
Sponsor Monitoring
Locked Bag 7
Northbridge WA 6865

 

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