Designated Area Migration Agreements (DAMA)
If you are a South Australian business seeking to nominate a skilled migrant for the Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) or the Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (subclass 494) provisional visa under the DAMA framework, you must apply for endorsement from the South Australian Government. South Australia has entered into two DAMAs with the Australian Government.
DAMA Skills Assessment & Concessions
If you are a South Australian business seeking to nominate a skilled migrant under the DAMA framework.
It is important that you understand the available concessions, as well as the skills, qualifications, experience, employment background requirements to be considered during the application process.
DAMA Assessment Criteria
In order to enter into a Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA) to employ skilled migrants on the subclass 482 visa or subclass 494 visa, you must be assessed by a Designated Area Representative (DAR) and fulfil a range of criteria to progress your application.
DAMA Terms & Conditions
If you are intending to enter into a DAMA Labour Agreement and are seeking endorsement from the South Australian Government, prior to commencing your endorsement application, please ensure you review all terms and conditions.
RCB Advice Requirements
To qualify for the Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (subclass 494 – Employer Sponsored stream) visa, the employer and employee must meet all the Department of Home Affairs' criteria.
RCB Advice Checklist
If you are a South Australian business seeking to nominate a skilled migrant for the Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (SESR) 494 visa, you must fulfil all Department of Home Affairs criteria and apply for Regional Certifying Body (RCB) advice with Skilled & Business Migration. Please use this checklist to help prepare all documentation required for your RCB advice application.