In circumstances where a suitable Australian citizen or permanent resident cannot be found to do the skilled work, consideration may be given to offering employment to a suitable person from overseas to fill a position, in a school or other Department workplace.

Refer to the Policy and Guidelines tab for further information.

Relevant legislation

Overview of Employment and Sponsorship of Overseas Workers policy and procedure

Reviewed 12 March 2024

Policy last updated

15 June 2020


  • Schools
  • School councils
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