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Australian Work Visas

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Work Visa?



The Australian Work visa program is specifically tailored to encourage individuals with specific skills and capabilities to migrate to Australia to improve Australia's economy and work force.

Australian Work visa applicants who are able to obtain sponsorship through an employer or who are able to secure nomination under one of the participating State Migration Plans are given priority processing.

There are 128,550 Australian - visa places for skilled migrants including employer sponsored, skilled independent and business migrants.

Employers seeking to sponsor or hire foreign workers can sign up for Australian Corporate Immigration Services.

Work Visas
  • Skilled Independent Visa


    The Skilled Independent visa (Subclass 189) is a permanent residency visa for those with qualifications and skills in demand. Applicants are required to pass a points test and do not require sponsorship.
  • Skilled Nominated Visa


    Individuals who do not meet the pass mark for the Skilled Independent visa may be eligible to be sponsored by a participating State or Territory government (Subclass 190). This category is also available to applicants who are able to meet the pass mark but wish to access priority processing.
  • Skilled Regional Sponsored Visa


    Individuals who agree to live and work in a specified regional area of Australia and are sponsored may be eligible to apply for a Skilled Regional Sponsored visa (Subclass 489).
  • Employer Nomination Scheme


    The Employer Nomination Scheme enables Australian employers to sponsor highly skilled workers to live and work permanently in Australia. This category also allows similar opportunities for regional employers to sponsor highly skilled workers to regional areas of Australia.
  • 457 Work Visa


    A Temporary Business 457 Work visa entitles approved skilled workers to work temporarily in Australia if they are sponsored by an employer.
  • Working Holiday Visa


    A Working Holiday visa provides 18 - 30 year olds the opportunity of a lifetime to enjoy an extended holiday in Australia combined with short term employment.
  • Work and Holiday Visa


    The Work and Holiday visa program provides a once in a lifetime opportunity for people between 18 and 30 from certain countries to holiday in Australia and earn money to supplement their travel funds.
Latest Immigration News
  • 190 000 Spaces set for 2014 Migration Programme
    The start of the new fiscal year has seen the introduction of the new Migration Programme with the planning level for 2014-2014 set at 190,000 places. As previously announced, the largest portion of the Migration Programme has been allocated to skilled migrants including employer sponsored migrants, general skilled migrants and business migrants.
  • Queensland Eases Visa Requirement for PhD Graduates
    Visa requirement for Queensland state sponsorship has been eased for PhD graduates, according to a recent announcement by the Queensland state government.
  • Department Forecasts on Overseas Student Migration to Australia
    Australia will see an increase in the number of student overseas migration arrivals while overseas student departures will likely fall, according to the Net Overseas Migration Forecasts by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.