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  • Writer's pictureAndrew Heathcote

Navigating Change: Australia's Skilled Recognized Graduate Visa (subclass 476)

In a recent policy update, the Australian government has made significant changes to the Skilled Recognized Graduate Subclass 476 visa—a development that has implications for aspiring engineers seeking work experience in Australia. As migration agents, it's crucial to understand these changes and provide guidance to graduate engineers navigating the evolving immigration landscape.

Understanding the Changes: Skilled Recognized Graduate Subclass 476

The Skilled Recognized Graduate Subclass 476 visa has long been a sought-after pathway for recent engineering graduates to gain valuable work experience in Australia. However, recent policy updates have led to the capping and cessation of this visa category, impacting the aspirations of many aspiring engineers.

Navigating the Transition

At MigrationBuro, it's essential to support graduate engineers affected by these changes. Our role is to provide clarity and guidance during this transitional period, helping aspiring engineers explore alternative pathways and navigate the complexities of Australian immigration policy.

How We Can Help

  1. Expert Advice: Our team of migration agents is well-versed in Australian immigration law and policy. We offer expert advice tailored to the unique circumstances of each client, ensuring they understand their options and make informed decisions.

  2. Alternative Pathways: While the closure of the Subclass 476 visa may seem like a setback, there are alternative pathways available for graduate engineers. From skilled migration programs to employer-sponsored visas, we help aspiring engineers explore alternative routes to achieve their career goals in Australia.

  3. Application Assistance: Navigating the visa application process can be daunting, especially for recent graduates. Our migration agents provide comprehensive support throughout the application process, from document preparation to submission, ensuring a smooth and efficient experience for our clients.

At MigrationBuro, we have a crucial role to play in supporting graduate engineers affected by recent changes to the Skilled Recognized Graduate Subclass 476 visa. By offering expert advice, exploring alternative pathways, and providing application assistance, we can help aspiring engineers navigate this period of transition and achieve their career aspirations in Australia.


The closure of the Skilled Recognized Graduate Subclass 476 visa marks a significant change in Australia's immigration landscape. As migration agents, it's our responsibility to adapt to these changes and continue supporting aspiring engineers on their journey to Australia. By offering expert guidance and practical assistance, we can empower graduate engineers to navigate the complexities of Australian immigration policy and achieve their career goals.

If you have been affected by this policy change, please contact us so that we can we can identify alternative migration pathways for you.


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