Employer Testimonials

"TEP have assisted Gai Waterhouse Racing by locating International staff to assist in training of race horses."
Gai Waterhouse, Gai Waterhouse Racing, NSW

"From the first time I used their service, TEP produced the goods quickly and efficiently."
John Kelly, Manager of Newhaven Park Stud.

"All dealings with Stablemate have been very professional and courteous, the staff member they located for me was first class, a pleasure to have and a credit to Stablemate, I couldn't have asked for a more excellent and reliable worker."
Peter Walsh, Amelia Park Racing Stables, Western Australia

"I have been nothing but impressed by TEP’s level of professionalism and ongoing service. I recruited a Stablehand/rider from Europe through TEP and have been delighted with both their efforts in getting her here and my new employee."
James Bester, NSW

17 Aug 2010
TEP (formerly Stablemate) closes its recruitment section and expands the migration section
Our company has operated a recruitment agency for 20 years, commencing business in July 1990. However, since Equine Influenza and the Economic Downturn the recruitment section has declined, so the final decision has been made to shut the recruitment agency.
17 Aug 2010
New salary requirement for 457
From July 1, 2010 the TSMIT (Temporary Sponsored Migration Income Threshold) has been increased from $45,220 to $47,480. The five percent increase is based on the annual seasonally adjusted wage change for all Australians.
17 Aug 2010
New ENS (Employer Nomination Scheme) minimum salary
The minimum salary for applications under ENS has increased from $45,220 to $47,480.
17 Aug 2010
Monitoring and compliance of 457 sponsors
Employers are being monitored much more closely than ever before. Employers continue to receive site visits and phone calls from DIAC officers, sometimes without warning.
17 Aug 2010
Update on visa processing times
457 – Turnaround continues to be inconsistent, however complete sponsorship applications, particularly in Sydney and Parramatta, are being turned around in approximately 4 weeks.