Are you an engineer with a specialty in one of the following occupations? As your job is on the Skilled Occupations List (SOL), you could be eligible to get a visa for Australia, without needing a job offer or an employer to sponsor you.
A new temporary activity Visa Framework will commence on 19 November 2016. The framework is designed to reduce red tape by removing sponsorship and nomination requirements for specific short stay acitvities.
SkillSelect is an online service that helps Australia manage its skilled migration programme.
It helps to ensure that the skilled migration programme is based on Australia's economic needs. It supports the government in managing who can apply for skilled migration, when they can apply and in what numbers.
If you are a permanent resident who has held a permanent immigration visa for the the last 12 months, and has resided in Australia for the last 4 years, then you may be eligible for Australian Citizenship.
Permanent Residence pathways will be facilitated for post graduate research graduates will ‘STEM’ (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) and “ICT” qualifications (Information and Communications technology).
The obligation to ensure equivalent terms and conditions of employment will mean that you must pay your workers the market salary rate. This requirement is designed to protect skilled overseas workers from exploitation.