A Guide to Starting a New Life in Australia: What you Should Know

If you are looking for a new start in life, Australia has many things going for it. Life in Australia will give you an experience of a nice climate, and a healthy economy, and Australia is definitely a place of prosperity.

If you want to get to know the culture a little better before moving, consider a Sydney Harbour tour.

If you are a qualified professional, this virtually assures that you and your family can come to live in Australia. The country is in need of professional people across a wide range of sectors.

Searching for a job in Australia

The Internet hosts a wealth of information and it can also help you to find an employer in Australia, who can help you to apply for the Australian skilled migrant visa which is the first step to citizenship. The best thing to do is contact an Australian migration agent, as they are very familiar with the process. They can ensure that your application is complete.

If you register with online recruitment agencies, listing the type of work you are looking for in Australia, they can hook you up with suitable employers.

Professional Visa Assistance

The last thing you want is for your visa application to be rejected and the best way to ensure this doesn’t happen is to seek out the services of an established Australian migration agency.

If you have already found a potential employer, they can liaise with your agent to put forward a good case for migration into the country.

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Points System

The 189 skilled migrant visa is very popular with professionals that wish to bring their family to live in Australia they use a points system to determine your suitability and this is the visa to apply for if you do not have an Australian employee to support your application.

The agent would have a video meeting with you to inform you regarding the document you will need and they can tell you what your points score would be if you applied as things stand.

Government-Sponsored Skilled Nominated Visa

Called the 190 visas, this is for applicants who have, in principle, been offered employment by an Australian state and you must reach a minimum of 65 points to qualify for this visa.

When you talk to a registered migration agent, they will advise you of the best type of visa to apply for. Plus they can virtually guarantee your application will be approved.

Skilled Regional Visa

This is for people who are nominated by family and this visa allows you to stay in one region of Australia for up to 5 years. If you hold this visa, you can:

  • Live, work and study in Australia for 5 years.
  • Include immediate family in this visa.
  • Transit to a permanent visa (if eligible)

Click here for Australian government information on the professions and trades included in skilled migration visas, which you should read.

This is an exciting time for you and your family, as you prepare to start a new life in Australia.

Happy New Life in Australia!


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