25 MAY 2017

07.30am – 09.30am

Sydney CBD



Thank you to all on the day for being a part of the conversation as we

continue our ‘mapping’ of the new 457 landscape.

Your questions, input and feedback have been invaluable.

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This was Job Capital’s first Panel Discussion event for 2017 and we will be hosting more, both on Immigration as a top-line subject and on other workforce related topics.

We will continue the discovery in our next event by moving from a macro perspective that is cross-sector and national (this event), towards more a granular and detailed level, with sector focus

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Founder Job Capital, Phronesis Academy & Rare Birds


Jo Burston is the founder and CEO of Job Capital a company she grew from nothing to $40M in less than 5 years with a team of 12, co-founder and director of Phronesis.Academy and founder of the entrepreneurial movement Inspiring Rare Birds.

Birds works to promote opportunity for women in entrepreneurship and has a global vision to have one million women in its community by 2020. The business is partnered with Phronesis.Academy to provide a blended learning environment to teach the skills and mindset of entrepreneurship to children and adults.

Jo has been recognised as one of Australia’s top entrepreneurs for the past six years and is a leading authority on global women’s entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship as a whole, and SMB markets. She was recently invited by Microsoft to address some of the 45,000 delegates at its Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto and has also delivered a summer course on entrepreneurship at Oxford University, in the United Kingdom.

Founder of Chanesman & Partners – Migration Law


Considered a foremost immigration strategist, industry adviser and commentator, Alan Chanesman is a Managing Partner of; Alan Chanesman & Partners.

Alan is acknowledged as one of Australia’s leading industry authorities on the economic aspect of the Australian Migration Program and its bearing on the broader marketplace. A particular focus is the labour market, government and portfolio legislation/policy settings, migration agreements and specialist frameworks concerning business and worker engagement.

In demand as an insightful accomplished presenter, analyst and educator, Alan frequently undertakes business and public speaking engagements, media, industry commentary, briefings, presentations and events in Australia and around the globe concerning critical immigration issues which have the capacity to impact business, the community and economy.

The key immigration adviser to several of Australia’s most active professional peak industry bodies, Alan represents the residing interests of these Associations and Secretariats at the highest Government echelons at ministerial level, parliamentary inquiries and submissions to Government. Highly respected for his pragmatic approach, Alan is actively involved in the preparation and presentation of strategic issue papers, propositions and consultations through his involvement on various industry ‘reference groups’ and ‘think-tanks’.

Registered Migration Agent

MARN 0429221

Founder of Exclusive Migration


Recognised as a leading broad-based migration law practitioner and industry academic and educator, Lisa O’Hara is Founder of Practice Notes and Exclusive Migration, and acts as a Consultant to Alan Chanesman & Partners..

 Lisa specialises in a comprehensive range of migration law matters and advises Australian and international clients on a multitude of migration issues.  Both corporations and individuals continually seek advice and representation from Lisa as a subject-matter expert.

Lisa graduated with high-distinction in 2007 from the Graduate Certificate in Migration Law & Practice. She was bestowed the Griffith University Award for Excellence in Migration Law & Practice in recognition of her consistent outstanding academic achievements.  As a result, Lisa was subsequently conferred membership of the Golden Key International Honour Society.

Lisa is also recognised by industry and academia as a leading expert and educator on migration legislation and policy. She has completed her graduate studies in Higher Education and has lectured in Migration Law & Practice at the ‘Australian National University’ since 2009.

In 2014, Lisa obtained her Masters of Migration Law and Practice.

In addition, due to her well-regarded knowledge, Lisa is a member of various industry consultative groups and regularly provides assistance to fellow migration law practitioners concerning her subject matter specialisation. She currently advises the Recruitment and Consulting Services Association (RCSA) on migration matters and policy.

Lisa considers herself a migration law and compliance geek. In that respect, her passion is ensuring that companies mitigate administrative and financial sanctions incurred by the Department of Immigration.  She also provides audit services to Professional Indemnity Insurer’s legal counsel and their insured Registered Migration Agents with regard to compliance of the Migration Agent’s Code of Conduct.

Registered Migration Agent

MARN 0786010



Alex McCauley
CEO Startup AUS


Alex McCauley is the CEO of StartupAUS, a not-for-profit organisation with a mission to transform Australia through technology entrepreneurship.  StartupAUS works closely with government and the startup ecosystem to help Australia become one of the best places in the world to build and grow a technology company.

Alex joined StartupAUS in 2015 as Head of Strategy and Advocacy. He was responsible for developing StartupAUS’ extensive contribution to the Federal Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda. He also wrote the StartupAUS report on the outcomes of the national Innovation Policy Hack in October 2015.

As CEO of StartupAUS, Alex has led an ambitious agenda in the startup space, continuing to drive a focus on innovation at all levels of government. He has forged partnerships with key corporate and government partners to spearhead projects that include an analysis of agricultural technology in Australia, a discussion paper on the future of work and the flagship 2016 Crossroads report.

Previously, Alex served as a diplomat in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. When on posting to Tel Aviv in Israel, Alex led the Australian Embassy’s strategy and analysis on regional security issues, as well as entrepreneurship, innovation, policy and cooperation.

Alex has qualifications in law, political science and economics from the University of Sydney.

Job Capital was excited to present our first
2017 Q&A panel event on the 457 Visa Changes.

The event was a great success, with immigration insights and networking with attendees all pondering similar visa and workforce related issues.

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This live, interactive session will focus on the recent 457 visa changes announced by our Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Join us for inspiring company, topical knowledge and insight.

Our leading industry experts will provide a summary of:


Overview Of Changes

Recent changes made to 457 Visa and Permanent Residency pathways

Analysis Of Impact

Now and in the future

Guidance For Business

Managing these changes and human capital growth challenges


25 May 2017

7.30 – 8.00 Pre-Event Networking 8.00 – 8:40 Speakers Panel discussion 8:40 – 09:00 Q&A Panel Discussion, questions from the audience 9.00 – 9.30 Post-Event Networking and meeting with speakers to discuss specific relevant issues


Located in the Beaumont Consulting Sydney Office

Level 29, 259 George Street, SYDNEY NSW 2000 Tel: 02 9279 2777 www.beaumontpeople.com.au