For people with recognised skills seeking to work in Australia after being sponsored by an Australian or overseas employer.
This program, also known as General Skilled Migration, is for people who are not sponsored by an employer but who have skills in particular occupations required in Australia.
For people to come to Australia for a business-related visit. Also for people to establish, manage or develop a new or existing business, or invest in Australia.
SkillSelect is an online system that enables skilled workers interested in migrating to Australia to record their details to be considered for a skilled visa through an Expression of Interest (EOI).
A range of visas for people to participate in specific professional, cultural or social activities temporary work in Australia.
Information and visa options for doctors and nurses who want to work in Australia.
Information about options available to encourage skilled migrants to live and work in areas outside of Australia's major cities.
Skills Australia Needs Events are designed to help meet the current skills shortages in Australia. They allow skilled workers to meet with employers and state and territory governments about employment and sponsorship opportunities in Australia.
Information about visas and entry requirements for air and sea crew coming to Australia.
Information for people from East Timor, Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu seeking to work in Australia under the Seasonal Worker Program.
The Migration Maritime Taskforce has been established to explore how best to apply the Migration Act 1958 to resource project workers in Australian waters.
Comparison charts of visa options for overseas skilled workers and employer sponsored options.
Australian employers can sponsor overseas skilled workers to work in Australia on a temporary or permanent basis and check worker entitlements.
A basic payment scheme administered by Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. This scheme is for employees who have lost their employment as a result of the insolvency of their employer and are owed certain employee entitlements.
Outreach Officers provide information about skilled migration recruitment options including information regarding the rights and responsibilities of workers.
For sponsors who are approved as a sponsor for a temporary residence sponsor class.
For people aged between 18 and 30 from arrangement countries to have an extended holiday supplemented by short-term employment.
Information on the introduction of the ANZSCO occupation classification standard for visa skills assessments, and transitional arrangements for persons who have already had their skills assessed against the former Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) standard.
The information booklet entitled 'Your rights and obligations – immigration facts for workers', covers basic protections and entitlements, work rights, visa choices, employer obligations and using a migration agent for overseas workers.