Last Updated on March 1, 2013
There are a number of visas under the Australian Immigration Program for people who cannot meet the higher threshold for a independent skilled visa.
If you can obtain sponsorship from an eligible relative living in Australia, or you are nominated by a participating State or Territory government you may still qualify for a visa to Australia.
Applicants must be over 18 years and generally under 45 years of age. There are some exceptions to the age requirement and we can assist you with obtaining a suitable visa if you meet certain criteria. You must have good English language ability and recent skilled work experience or have completed an Australian qualification which makes you eligible for the visa.
If you are sponsored there are a number of obligations that the sponsor must comply with under Australian law.
Australia is currently looking for people in the following occupations: