Indicative costs for employer

Costs will include:




Cost (ex GST) per worker*

Request for Endorsement

Application fee


$750 - $900

Nominate Worker

Nomination Fee



Skilling Australia Fund Levy


Additional costs may include:

  • Labour market testing expenses
  • Discretionary option of engaging  a service provider, such as a Migration agent, to assist in the process.


1.    Request for Endorsement

  • Business turnover less than $10M - $750 (ex GST) x number of workers nominated
  • Business turnover more than $10M - $900 (ex GST) x number of workers nominated

2.   Nomination of Worker

3.     Skilling Australia Fund

For information on the fees and charges for visas go to the Department of Home Affairs website.

Visa Applicants

Visa Applicants may wish to use the Visa pricing estimator ( that enables them to estimate Visa Application Charges applicable to their individual circumstances.

Designated Area Representative

Contact for further information or clarification on aspects of the GSC DAMA program
Angie Doldan, Great South Coast DAMA Coordinator, Warrnambool City Council
Phone: 5559 4800

Local Council

You are encouraged to contact your local Council for advice on a preliminary eligibility check.

Colac Otway Shire Council

James Myatt - Manager Economic Development & Tourism

Phone: 5232 9400

Corangamite Shire Council

Katy McMahon – Manager Economy & Prosperity 

Phone 5593 7100 

Glenelg Shire Council

Bryce Spencer - Economic Development Coordinator
Phone: 03 5522 2138

Moyne Shire Council

Bethany Lewis - Economic Development Officer

Phone   1300 656 564

Southern Grampians Shire Council

Daniel Shaw - Business Development Officer

Phone: 5573 0444

Warrnambool City Council

Angie Doldan - GSC DAMA Coordinator


Phone: 5559 4800