Skilled Migrant Worker Visas for Australia

Australia Work Visas 

A strong economy and a high demand for professionals and skilled workers, record numbers of people are seeking Australia Work Visas.  So with all those jobs to fill why do the Australian Government make it so hard to secure a work Visa?

We maybe able to answer that by saying they want to ensure their locals are paid the highest rates of pay before they bring in more labor to compete for the jobs.  Great if you are there, not so good if you are still waiting to get in. 

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Read on if you would like to learn a little about the two most popular work visas.

The revised Skilled Migrant Worker Visas provide professionals and skilled workers from a number of fields with the opportunity to move to and work in Australia. These visas are applied for and awarded as either Independent (175) or Sponsored (176) Skilled Visas. Read below to learn more about which visa best suits your needs.

What is the difference between the two Australia Skilled Worker Visas?

The Independent Skilled Worker Visas (175) provides those who are accepted with the opportunity to move to Australia to seek employment without prearranged sponsorship. The Sponsored Skilled Worker Visa (176) requires that the applicant have one of the following:

  • An eligible relative living in Australia who is willing to act as sponsor
  • A nomination from a State or Territory government agency
  • What are the basic qualifications for the Australian Skilled Worker Visas?

    To apply for either Skilled Worker Visa for Australia, potential applicants must meet the following basic criteria:

  • Be under 50 years of age
  • Demonstrate competence in the English language
  • Possess skills or qualifications that address the needs of the Australian labour market
  • To find out if your experience qualifies you for either visa, contact Visas To directly by taking our free visa assessment. You’ll be contacted directly by one of our professional consultants who will work with you directly to help you make the most of your Australian visa application process.

    What do Work Visas allow me to do?

    Successful applicants for an Australian work visa are entitled to the following:

  • Live and work in Australia on a permanent basis
  • Receive subsidised healthcare
  • Study at a school, vocational education and training program or university
  • Be eligible for Australian Citizenship in time
  • What else can Visas To do to help me pursue a career in Australia?

    Visas To is prepared to help you at every stage of your endeavour with all of the following:

  • Our team of professionals is prepared to help you with Australian visa and immigration application assistance
  • Our International Employment Solutions team has access to extensive resources to help you find your ideal job in Australia
  • Our comprehensive International Relocation Services specialists will help you through every step of your move to Australia, down to the finest detail
  • To learn more or start your Skilled Migrant Worker Visa application, just click on the link below. We’ll work with you directly to help maximise your efforts and assist you in making the move to Australia.  

    July 15, 2015

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