Australia is a promising country with many opportunities. New immigrants can avail various immigration settlement programs. More than 66% of permanent immigrants are admitted based on a point system attributed to their education and skills that gives a boost to their economy. Australia is in the midst of an unprecedented experiment in mass immigration, the like of which the developed world has never seen and this influx of people feeds into its growth. With immigration, Australia is boosting the population of healthy, working-age, taxpaying adults who need little dependence on social welfare system and medical care. As Australia’s population grows, the country needs exponentially more and more immigrants in order to continue to reap the same economic benefits.
Australia is one of the countries which is continuously welcoming skilled personnel over past many years with an increasing demand every next year with a seamless immigration process. The country offers the best of it for working and living.
The General skilled migration is one of its kind where the on-demand occupation lists are updated every year. The selections are based on a merit-based system where the applicants are qualified in terms of Age, Qualification, Work Experience, English Language Proficiency etc.The Immigration department offers diverse pathways for aspirants when applying for the skilled worker visa Australia. It has been divided into the following categories:
- Skilled Independent Visa (subclass 189)
- Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489)
- Skilled Nominated Visa (subclass 190)
First stage : Processing of Skill Assessment.
Second stage : Processing of filing EOI (Expression of Interest).
Third stage : receiving a lodging application with DIBD. The list of professions who are eligible to apply for this category are mentioned in the Skilled Occupation List