There is a wide range of points-tested, family-sponsored and state-sponsored skilled visa subclasses. Choosing the right occupation in which to apply for skills assessment is critical and can affect your points score and eligibility for state-sponsored options.
Variety of skilled migration options:
Permanent visa option, the skilled independent does not require sponsorship by a relative or state/territory government.
A permanent visa requiring nomination by an Australian State or Territory government.
This is a 4-year provisional visa which allows holders to live only in certain areas of Australia. You would need to be sponsored by an Australian relative living in a designated area, or by a state or territory government.
The Skilled Regional visa is the permanent stage of the Skilled Regional Provisional visa. To qualify for a Skilled Regional visa, you must live in the required region of Australia for 2 years and work full time there for 12 months.
The Graduate Temporary visa is a work visa which can be applied for by international students who have completed a qualification taking 2 years of study in Australia.