Active "Accredited Sponsors" list as on date (11th Sep 2021)

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Dear Department of Home Affairs,

Home Affairs website mentioned about "Accredited Sponsors" for visa 186 & 482.

1. Requesting your support to provide a list of active "Accredited Sponsors" as on date (11th Sep 2021) for Australia.

2. Could you please share publicly available website or link which list out all active "Accredited Sponsors" for Australia for quick reference in future.

3. Also, is it possible to get a list of sponsors & no. of visas supported by them for approximately last 3 Yrs (1st Sep 2019 till 11th Sep 2021) who have supported workers through the 186 (Employer Nomination Scheme visa - Direct Entry Stream) and 482 (Temporary Skill Shortage visa - Medium Term Stream) for all occupations under ANZSCO Unit Group 2633 (263312)

Yours faithfully,

Piyush

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FOI Request: FA 21/09/00553
File Number: OBJ2021/28077

Dear Piyush,

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request

I refer to your correspondence received on 11 September 2021 seeking access to documents held by the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).
Scope of request

You have requested access to the following:

Home Affairs website mentioned about "Accredited Sponsors" for visa 186 & 482.

1. Requesting your support to provide a list of active "Accredited Sponsors" as on date (11th Sep 2021) for Australia.

2. Could you please share publicly available website or link which list out all active "Accredited Sponsors" for Australia for quick reference in future.

3. Also, is it possible to get a list of sponsors & no. of visas supported by them for approximately last 3 Yrs (1st Sep 2019 till 11th Sep 2021) who have supported workers through the 186 (Employer Nomination Scheme visa - Direct Entry Stream) and 482 (Temporary Skill Shortage visa - Medium Term Stream) for all occupations under ANZSCO Unit Group 2633 (263312).

Your request was received by the Department on 11 September 2021 and has been allocated FOI request number FA 21/09/00553 . Please include your FOI request number in all correspondence with the Freedom of Information Section.
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Our Reference: FA 21/09/00553

File Reference: OBJ2021/28077

 

Dear Piyush

Request for Extension of Time under section 15AA

I refer to your request received on 11 September 2021 for access to
documents under the FOI Act. The current due date for your request is 11
October 2021. The scope of your request is as follows:

Home Affairs website mentioned about "Accredited Sponsors" for visa 186 &
482.

 

1. Requesting your support to provide a list of active "Accredited
Sponsors" as on date (11th Sep 2021) for Australia.

 

2. Could you please share publicly available website or link which list
out all active  "Accredited Sponsors" for Australia for quick reference in
future.

 

3. Also, is it possible to get a list of sponsors & no. of visas supported
by them for approximately last 3 Yrs (1st Sep 2019 till 11th Sep 2021) who
have supported workers through the 186 (Employer Nomination Scheme visa -
Direct Entry Stream) and 482 (Temporary Skill Shortage visa - Medium Term
Stream) for all occupations under ANZSCO Unit Group 2633 (263312)

In order for the Department to complete the decision making and
consultation process in relation to the documents that fall within the
scope of your request, the Department will require additional time to
process your request.

The Department seeks your agreement under section 15AA of the FOI Act to
extend the timeframe for the processing of your request by 9 days. This
would extend the due date for your request to 20 October 2021.

It would assist the Department in managing its FOI caseload if you could
provide a response to this request by close of business, 11 October 2021.

If you wish to discuss this matter further, please do not hesitate to
contact me by return email.

Kind regards

 

 

FOI Officer (DS) | Position number: No. 60107416

Freedom of Information Section

Department of Home Affairs 

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