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AUSTRALIA

 


UNITED KINGDOM

 

UKRAINE
 

NEWZEALAND
 

CANADA
 
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IMMIGRATION TO AUSTRALIA




Australia is a world leader in many fields taking Skilled Migrants from al nationalities Over a 1,00,000 migrant visas are being granted every year. With many different Visa Classes & related requirements, it is not surprising that a large number of applicants get confused. The Australian Government seeks skilled workers professionals to fill shortages created by the growing Australian economy. 102,500 Skilled Visas will be granted by June 2008 , allowing skilled workers to work and live in Australia . Over 150,000 jobs are advertised each week, and the current unemployment rate at its lowest level in 10 years. Australian Government statistics confirm 89% of Skilled Visa holders gain employment within 6 months. This Government initiative is specifically designed to target individuals who have skills or outstanding abilities to fill the skilled workers shortage in the Australian Workforce and who can contribute to the Australian economy

Basic Requirements For Skilled VISA


To qualify for skilled migration, you (or your partner) must be able to satisfy the basic visa requirements and meet the current pass mark. The basic visa criteria require you to meet specific age requirements, English language ability, minimum qualifications level, selection of a nominated occupation and recent work experience.

In addition to meeting the basic visa requirements, you are also required to satisfy the current points test. Points can be claimed for several items including skill, age, English language ability, specific work experience, spouse skills and other bonus categories.



Skilled Migration Subclass

Pass Marks

Skilled Independent

120

Skilled Independent Skilled Independent Overseas Student

120

Skilled Independent Onshore Independent NZ Citizen

120

Skilled Sponsored

110

OTHER CATEGORIES

 


 

 




Skilled Occupations in Demand


The current “Migration Occupations in Demand List” (MODL) is set out below :

Professionals
Accountants
Anesthetists
Chemical Engineers
Civil Engineers
Computing Professionals specializing in CISSP
Computing Professionals specializing in E-commerce Security (nonprogramming)
Computing Professionals specializing in Network Security
Computing Professionals specializing in SAP
Computing Professionals specializing in SIEBEL
Dental Specialists
Dentists
Dermatologists
Emergency Medicine Specialists
General Medical Practitioners
Hospital Pharmacists
Medical Diagnostic Radiographers
Mining Engineers
Nuclear Medicine Technologists
Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Occupational Therapists
Ophthalmologists
Pediatricians
Pathologists
Petroleum Engineers
Physiotherapists
Podiatrists
Psychiatrists
Radiation Therapists
Radiologists
Registered Mental Health Nurses
Registered Midwives
Registered Nurses
Retail Pharmacists
Specialist Medicine Practitioners (not elsewhere classified)
Specialist Physicians
Speech Pathologists
Sonographers
Surgeons






Associate Professionals


Chefs (excluding Commis Chef)*

* Chefs would normally be expected to have a relevant trade level (or higher) certificate, & at least 3 years relevant experience following the completion of that formal qualification.

Tradespersons
Automotive Electricians
Bakers
Boat Builder and Repairers
Bricklayers
Cabinetmakers
Carpenters
Carpenter and Joiners
Cooks
Drainers
Electrical Power line Trades people
Electricians (Special Class)
Electronic Equipment Trades people
Fibrous Plasterers
Fitters
Flat Glass Trades people
Floor Finishers
Furniture Upholsterers
Gasfitters
General Electricians
General Electronic Instrument - Trades people
General Plumbers
Hairdressers
Joiners
Lift Mechanics
Mechanical Services and Air-conditioning Plumbers
Metal Fabricators (Boilermakers)
Metal Machinists (First Class)
Motor Mechanics
Panel Beaters
Pastry Cooks
Pressure Welders
Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Mechanics
Roof Plumbers
Roof Slater and Tillers
Solid Plasterers
Sheet metal Workers (First Class)
Stonemasons
Toolmakers
Vehicle Body Makers
Vehicle Painters
Wall and Floor Tillers
Welders (First Class)

If your nominated occupation is listed on the above list (and it is still current at the time your application is processed), you can claim an additional 15 points and if you have a job offer for full time employment with an Australian organization, you may be able to claim a further 5 points towards your overall points score.

The occupations on the MODL change from time to time.

   
 




 

 
 

Skilled Visa Entitlements



As a permanent resident, you have the right to live, work and study in Australia indefinitely. When you are granted permanent residence, a visa label is placed in your passport as proof of your permanent residency.

Benefits of holding permanent residence including access to Medicare (government-subsidized health care) and ability to apply for citizenship once you satisfy the relevant residency requirements.

Skilled Visa Application Processing Time


The approximate processing time for Skilled Migration applications is 6 months if your occupation is on the Migration Occupations in Demand list or is being processed under one of the regional categories. For all other categories the approximate processing time is 9 to 12 months.

When your visa is granted, a letter from DIAC is issued, which will state a date by which you must enter Australia . Generally, this will be within 6-12 months of obtaining the visa. Once you have made first entry, you are then free to travel around Australia or internationally as you please.