There has never been a better time to fulfil your dream and move ‘down under’ to Australia.
Due to a huge skills/work shortage in Australia following the aftermath of the constrictive Covid Pandemic, the Australian government is inviting over half a million immigrants to the country.
An amount of 28.8 million dollars has currently been allotted for immigrants coming into Australia.
There are 400,000 jobs available for 100-plus days. Australia urgently requires immigrants to fill multiple vacancies.
Benefits of Moving to Australia
- The Ability to Earn a Lot of Money
Depending on the country you are migrating from it is possible to earn 5 to 8 times your current salary. Australians enjoy a high standard of living thanks to the high earning capacity available to them.
2. Australia is rated as the 8th Happiest Country in the World
Australians are known for their open and friendly natures. People that live in Australia enjoy a warm climate, with beautiful beaches and landscapes. As Australia is such a gigantic country with a small population there is plenty of space. Australians enjoy a high standard of living which is the envy of many other nations.
3. Top-Notch Education System
If you have children, the Australian Education System is rated as one of the best in the World
4. First-Class Health System
Australia enjoys a superior level of affordable healthcare
5. If You Work Hard in Australia You Can Get Ahead
Australia is a country made up of millions of migrants who have immigrated (some with nothing) and who have become very successful. The immigration share of Australia’s population is very high at 28 per cent. Sometimes even when you work hard in a country it is impossible to make any headway. This is not the case in Australia. Hard work can lead to superior results to enrich your life and your future
Annual Salaries in Australia in 2023
OCCUPATION Annual Salary (AUD)
Healthcare/Social Services $86,268
Retail/Customer Service $60,023
Food Services $55,895
Accounting/Administration $ 77,355
Transportation $ 56,943
Childcare/Education $ 87,306
Make the Move to Australia Now
Australia offers a permanent residency or PR visa to immigrants. This visa lasts for a total of five years. With a PR visa, you can move to Australia and bring your family with you. You are also eligible to apply for citizenship after living in Australia for four years when you are a recipient of an Australian PR visa.
Advantages of having an Australian PR Visa
- You become eligible for Social Security benefits after two years of residing in Australia with an Australian PR visa.
- You are able to live and travel anywhere within Australia
- You are able to apply for government jobs
- You can expand your study in Australia and even apply for certain educational loans
- You can sponsor the PR visa for your relatives if they meet certain requirements.
65 points is the minimum points required to be deemed eligible for an Australian PR Visa.
You can check your score with the assistance of the Y-Axis Australia Immigration Points calculator
The following visas need 65 points for eligibility for a PR visa.
SKILLED INDEPENDENT VISA (SUBCLASS 189)
This visa is for invited foreign workers that possess the skills required by the Australian government. With a subclass 189 visa, you can live and work anywhere in Australia.
- No nominator or sponsor is required
- You must be under 45 years of age to be able to apply
- You are only able to apply for this visa after being formally invited to do so
SKILLED NOMINATED VISA (SUBCLASS 190)
This visa permits skilled workers to live, study or work anywhere in the nominated state/territory in Australia as permanent residents.
As per subclass 189, to be eligible to apply for subclass 190 you must have received an invitation to apply
In regards to subclasses 189 and 190, you must
- Receive an invitation to apply
- Score 65 points on the points calculator
- Have an occupation on the Skilled Occupation List
- Be in possession of a suitable skills assessment for the occupation
- Be aware that English test scores will also be mandatory
How are points calculated for the visas?
The 65 points which are necessary are calculated based on the following indicators:
Age: You will gain a maximum of 30 points if your age is between 25 to 32 years.
18-24 YEARS 25
25-32 YEARS 32
33-39 YEARS 25
40-44 YEARS 15
Your English Level: A score of 8 bands in the IELTS Exam can give you a maximum of 20 points.
You are however allowed to take other available English tests including PTE and TOEFL.
Work Experience: Having been engaged in skilled employment outside Australia with more than 8 years of experience in the last 10 years will garner you a total of 15 points, lesser years of experience will equate to fewer points.
SKILLED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA POINTS
Less than 3 years 0
3-4 years 5
5-7 years 10
8-10 years 15
Holding skilled employment in Australia with 8 to 10 years of experience from the date of application will give you a maximum of 20 points.
SKILLED EMPLOYMENT IN AUSTRALIA POINTS
Less than 1 year 0
1-2 years 5
3-4 years 10
5-7 years 15
8-10 years 20
Education: Points assessed for education are dependent on educational qualification.
A Doctorate degree from an Australian
university or one outside Australia 20
A Bachelor’s (or Masters) degree from
an Australian university or institute
outside Australia 15
Diploma or trade qualification completed
in Australia 10
Qualifications or Awards recognized
for your nominated skilled occupation 10
Master/Doctorate degree in research
from an Australian educational institution
in the STEM fields 10
Spouse application: If your spouse is also an applicant for the PR visa, you will be able to add additional points to your tally. To receive these additional 10 points your spouse must comply with the following requirements:
- Should be less than 45 years of age
- Job occupation code should appear in the same occupation list as the primary application list
- Should possess the basic competent level scores in English
Further qualifications to gain points: You can also add to your points if you meet any of the following criteria:
STUDY IN A REGIONAL AREA POINTS
Accredited in community language 5
Professional year in a skilled program
in Australia 5
State sponsorship (190 visa) 5
Relative or regional sponsorship (491 visa) 15
Although 65 is the minimum score required to be eligible for applying, getting an invitation to apply will be greatly enhanced with a score of 80.
Australia provides many different options to apply for a PR visa. A popular one is the Family-stream permanent residence visa: This includes entry for spouse/partner, children or parents of Australian citizens or permanent residents.
Under this type of arrangement, you can apply to migrate to Australia if your close family member is a citizen or permanent resident.
If you want to move to Australia for a better life make the move and get going. There is no time like the present to change your direction in life and create a new destiny.