New Zealand stream – Enables eligible New Zealand Citizens who have shown a contribution and commitment to Australia to live and work in Australia on a permanent basis. Applicants must hold a New Zealand Special Category (subclass 444) visa and have resided in Australia for a continuous period during the last five years.
Points tested stream – Enables those under the age of 45 who are highly qualified and skilled in an occupation on the list of eligible skilled occupations to live and work in Australia on a permanent basis.
– Must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) through SkillSelect and score a minimum of 65 points on the points test to receive an invitation to apply for the visa.
– Points can be awarded for age, qualifications, English language level and Australian or overseas employment experience.
– A skills assessment is required to ensure applicants have the required skills and qualifications to work in the nominated occupation.
– Applicants must demonstrate a competent level of English at time of invitation.
Graduate Work Stream – For those who have recently graduated with an eligible qualification (degree, diploma or trade qualification) in an area of study that is related to an occupation listed on the medium to long-term strategic skills list (MLTSSL). Applicants are required to obtain a positive skills assessment. This visa is valid for 18 months from date of grant.
Post-Study Work Stream – For those who have recently graduated with an eligible qualification (minimum degree level) in any area of study from an Australian education provider. Requires applicants to have applied for their first student visa on or after 5 November 2011. This visa is valid for 2 years (Bachelor degree /Masters by coursework), 3 years for (Masters by research) and 4 years for a Doctorate/PhD studies).
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