You will need a Work Rights Visa to be legally employed in Australia. A range of such visas is available, including the popular Skilled Visa which provides excellent employment prospects. This visa is available to professionals and tradepersons who have skills currently in demand in Australia.
Australia needs migrant workers:
The Australian economy is currently one of the most robust in the world with economic growth at a steady 4%. This growth in the economy has resulted in a shortage of skilled workers. The Australian Government is now seeking overseas workers who wish to live and work in Australia to address these shortages in the labour market.
More Australian Work Rights Visas available:
Due to increasing demand for skilled workers to fill labour market shortages, the number of available Skilled Visas continues to increase. As well as the very popular Skilled Visa, there are a number of other Australian visas that provide Work Rights on either a permanent or a temporary basis. The Australian Government has made 200,000 of these Work Rights Visas available between 2003 and 2006.
Categories of Australian Work Rights Visas:
There are three main categories of Australian Work Rights Visas. To find out more about each of these visa categories click on the headings below:
Skilled Migration Visa
Temporary Work Rights Visa
You may also be able to work in Australia on a temporary visa. These options include the: Temporary Residence Visa With Work Rights and the Working Holiday Visa.
Temporary Residence Visa with Work Rights
allows applicants to live and work in Australia but requires employer sponsorship.
Working Holiday Visa
is available to young people who wish to travel in Australia and work in order to supplement their travel funds. Under this visa the primary purpose for residing in Australia is holidaying and employment needs to meet certain criteria.
See if you qualify for an Australian Visa:
You can find out if you qualify for an Australian Work Visa by taking an online eligibility assessment. You can take a free assessment that will instantly let you know if you meet the relevant visa criteria by clicking on this link to a:
Free Instant Visa Eligibility Assessment