Migration (Post COVID-19 economic recovery event for Subclass 408 visas) Instrument (LIN 21/008) 2021
Key Words: 408,Australian Government endorsed event,COVID-19
Date: 25/02/2021


3               A person may be eligible for the grant of a Subclass 408 (Temporary Activity) visa (a Subclass 408 visa) where one of the primary criteria set out in Subdivision 408.2 of Schedule 2 to the Migration Regulations applies. One of the primary criteria is that the person seeks to enter or remain in Australia to work directly with an ‘Australian Government endorsed event’ (see clause 408.229).  Such an event must be specified by legislative instrument, and an applicant for a Subclass 408 visa pursuant to this clause must be in a class of persons specified in that instrument in relation to the event (see paragraphs 408.229(b) and (c)).

4               The purpose of the instrument is to specify an Australian Government endorsed event and a class of persons in relation to that event for the purpose of clause 408.229 of Schedule 2 to the Migration Regulations.

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