Find a visa Find the right visa for your needs

Work in Australia

Australia is a great place to live and work, offering lifestyle and employment opportunities. To work, you must have a valid Australian visa with work rights. A range of temporary and permanent skilled visas are available. Australian laws provide all employees with basic rights and protection in the workplace.

 

 

Find other visas to allow you to work in Australia

The Visa Finder makes no recommendation as to which visa is appropriate for you or whether you would be granted any visa. Refer to the full disclaimer.

​Working in Australia

Get started with SkillSelect

Getting started with SkillSelect 

If you like the idea of Australia's climate and lifestyle and are looking for a career challenge in a country with lots of opportunities - take the next step to find out more about Australia's skilled working visas.

Your journey starts when you submit an expression of interest for a skilled visa through SkillSelect. By using SkillSelect the Australian government could invite you to lodge a visa application or you could be nominated by an Australian or state and territory government. Find out what you need to do to complete your expression of interest through SkillSelect.

Living in Australia is an amazing experience

Life the life Australia. Watch Gladys's story about living in Australia

Gladys, a Chilean civil engineer, works on one of the world's largest resources project, giving her the opportunity to learn and expand her skills. She still has time to enjoy the beach after work too. Watch her story about living and working in Australia.

See more migration stories

Live the life Australia

Life the life Australia

Watch our video about living the life in Australia: The ride of your life.

Fast track your life in Australia as a skilled migrant.

Submit an expression of interest for a skilled visa in SkillSelect.

Last reviewed Wednesday 9 April 2014

Was this page useful?