About Us

Skill Shortage Solutions are experts in:

  • Trade skills recognition
  • Australian visa applications
  • Australian trade licensing
  • Recruiting for positions offering 457 visa sponsorship.

We were established in 2009 during the global financial crisis to assist overseas trades people to secure skills recognition, visas and jobs in Australia.

Since then we have become a leader in the skills recognition market for overseas trained trade’s people and the go to company for electrical, plumbing and refrigeration trades people looking to gain a trade license in Australia.

Our principal migration agent is an expert in visas in a wide range of sub classes such as skilled visa, temporary sponsorship visas, partner visas, citizenship applications and more. She is also one of the most experienced agents in Australia when dealing with visas for trade’s people.

If you are a trade’s person looking for skills recognition or licensing or an Australian visa then you have come to the right place.

If you are an employer suffering from a skill shortage then we may be your answer. We recruit overseas trained professionals for a variety of industries including IT, trades, recruitment/human resources, construction, healthcare, automotive and more. We can assist you with both the recruitment and visa process.

Our Management Team:

Jason Greene – Managing Director
Skill Shortage Solutions was founded by Jason Greene. Jason is an Irish born Electrical Instrument Technician by trade; he is also a permanent Australian resident. Jason served his apprenticeship with one of the largest electrical, mechanical and instrumentation contracting companies in Ireland. Since qualifying Jason has spent almost 20 years working in Australia, specializing in recruiting, supervising and placing both Australian and overseas professionals into the Australian market.

Jason is an expert in assisting trades people from overseas in gaining Australian recognized qualifications and licensing. He has successfully assisted well over ten thousand trades people in gaining skills recognition and licensing in Australia over the last 20 years. He also has strong relationships with various organizations in Australia, especially those who are linked to the skills conversion process. Jason is a leading expert with every aspect of the trade licensing and trade trades skills recognition process.

Julie Burke – Principal Migration Agent
Registered since 2003 our principal Migration Agent, Julie Burke (MARN 0318325) is an Associate Fellow of the Migration Institute of Australia (AFMIA) and a Justice of the Peace in NSW (JP NSW 202966).

Julie has over 15 year’s expert experience in the migration industry in Australia. Born and raised in Dublin, Julie holds both Irish and Australian Citizenship.

Julie has expert knowledge across a range of visas including Skilled Migration (State / Territory Sponsorship’s & Family Sponsorship’s), Temporary and Permanent Business Visas, Partner Visas, Parent and many other visa sub classes. Julie is registered with the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (Office of the MARA) in order to provide immigration assistance services and has assisted literally thousands of clients to migrate to Australia.

For more information on our services, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We look forward to assisting you