Old 23rd Jan 2015, 21:26
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Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Derbyshire, England.
Posts: 4,066
There is no doubt that the 457 visa has been abused at times, in the past, but going the legitimate route they are not so easy to come by.

The employer has to show that there are no, (or insufficient), Australians that can do the job and it has to be advertised etc. plenty of other conditions too. Bit of reading here:

Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457)
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