the chief executive of one of the country’s largest co-working spaces Tank Stream Labs Bradley Delamare, also came to Australia on a 457 visa.

Mr Delamare arrived in the country in 2011 from the UK on a 457 visa sponsored by EY. He said the process was made a lot easier because a large corporation was behind it and had the resources to manage the process for him.

“There are a huge number of creative and savvy migrants who are not just working for large companies on their visas, but have eventually gone on to launch their own small businesses and startups,” he said.

“I just hope the Temporary Skills Shortage visa is as attractive to foreign talent so they won’t be deterred from working in Australia.”

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