As part of the Australian government's focus on economic growth, the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has created a series of temporary and permanent visa subclasses within the skilled migration program.
There are three classes of visas within this stream:
To be eligible for a visa in this stream, there needs to be consideration of a combination of factors, including:
As the government changes its priorities, this area of migration constantly evolves too. In the 2011 Budget, the Australian government announced that it will increase its focus on regional migration over the coming years. Reviews have also been announced of the points test and the list of skilled occupations.
To learn how these changes may affect your migration options, contact our expert migration team today.
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