To migrate to Australia there are four simple requirements.
1. You are less than 45 years old;
2. You have a reasonable level of English;
3. Your qualifications and work experience are related to an occupation that is in demand in Australia; and
4. You pass the visa points test.
The Northern Territory Government has added 63 new occupations to its state nomination occupation list ahead of the launch the $5 billion infrastructure projects’ loan scheme for Northern Australia set for launch in July this year.
Have the results of last election in the USA brought you down?
Did you help crash the Canadian Government's immigration website when the results came through? But do you hate the idea of living with the freezing cold, a summer that lasts for half an hour in a good year and the risk of being eaten by a polar bear? If so, move to Australia!
For accurate professional information and definitive legal advice about your best option for moving to Australia we invite you to arrange a consultation with a VisAustralia expert.
To work or study in Australia you need to have at least upper intermediate English. The only exemption is if you come to Australia to study English!
How good does my English have to be and what are the English language tests?
Applying for state nomination opens the migraton door to a wider range of different occupations than just those on the Skilled Occupations List (SOL). You are required to live in the state that nominates you for the first 2 years but score additional points on the visa points test. Your application will also be decided more quickly.
There is often confusion surrounding state nomination, what it is, what it means, and how it works. This article explains state nomination in more detail.
The Government of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is encouraging people who live and study in Canberra for 12 months to apply for permanent residency in Australia.
If you have qualifications and work experience in an occupation on the Consolidated Skilled Occupations List (CSOL), study in Canberra for 12 months on a Student visa, and work part time while studying, the ACT Government may nominate you for a permanent Skilled visa without leaving Australia.