RDA Murray - A Regional Certifying Body


Skill and labour shortages are an ongoing challenge for regional Australia. RDA Murray is accredited by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) as a Regional Certifying Body (RCB). In its role as an RCB, RDA Murray addresses these issues by providing regional sponsorship to applicants under the Skilled Regional (Sponsored) Visa (Subclass 475/487).

In 2009/2010, RDA Murray received 430 applications under the General Skill Migration program and 14 applications for the Regional Skilled Migration Scheme. There have been a diverse range of skills sets in these applications such as:

  • Medical administrators
  • Registered nurses
  • Architects
  • Civil engineers
  • Audiologists

Applicants are requested to supply the following to obtain regional sponsorship under Skilled Regional (Sponsored) Visa (Subclass 475/487):

  • Completed RCB 475 or 487 Form
  • Resumé
  • Certified copy of passport
  • Certified copy of skills assessment
  • Certified copy of international English language test results
  • Certified copy of work references (minimum 12 months paid employment work experience)
  • Certified copy of Australia qualifications/certificates (for subclass 487)

Applicants need to allow up to six weeks for the process and fees will apply on application

RDA Murray understands local industry and provides a unique regional service to employers in the Murray region. RDA Murray is also authorized to provider certification under the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme. RDA Murray assists employers wishing to employ a skilled person from on-shore or off-shore and directs them to the correct information available to undertake this application.

Please click here for more information about this process or contact RDA Murray.