The aim of this program is to attract highly skilled and talented individuals from specifically targeted industries to permanently settle in Australia.
Through the Global Talent Visa, Australia is seeking highly skilled and talented people from across the globe in specific industries for priority processing so that they may settle in Australia.
Every year 15 thousand (15,000) places are made available for highly skilled and talented individuals in one of ten (10) priority sectors in Australia.
You will receive priority processing of your visa.
There is also no age limit for applicants.
You do not need an Australian employer to sponsor you with a job.
It is NOT a point tested visa.
You do not need exceptional English skills. You are only required to score 4.5 on the IELTS International English Language Test or similar.
You can be residing in Australia or offshore when you apply.
This visa allows you to stay in Australia permanently.
You can live and work anywhere in Australia indefinitely.
You may enrol in Australia’s public health care program.
Your children will receive free State schooling.
You will have to be highly skilled and internationally recognised in one of the following target sectors:
You will have to meet the heath, character, security and integrity checks that will apply to all applicants.
Global Talent Visa Australia is for applicants that are highly talented in their skill globally and are not covered by temporary skills shortage program, which is also known as 482 working visa / TSS.
Global Talent Visa Australia allows employers to sponsor overseas workers for highly skilled niche positions that cannot be filled:
Before the Department enters into an agreement, businesses must be able to demonstrate that they cannot fill the position through existing skilled visa programs.
Employers will then be able to sponsor workers for a TSS visa under the GTES.