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Global Talent Visa program

Designed to attract highly talented individuals, with entrepreneurial ideas and cutting-edge skills within target industry sectors, who can contribute to Australia’s economy by driving innovation and supporting the creation of local jobs.

To be eligible for a Global Talent visa, individuals must:

  • prove they are internationally recognised with ​ evidence of outstanding achievements
  • still be prominent in their field of expertise
  • provide evidence that they would be an asset to Australia, in their area of expertise
  • have no difficulty obtaining employment in Australia or becoming established in their field
  • have a recognised organisation or individual with a national reputation in the same field in Australia nominate them as global talent.

Candidates must meet a high standard and show an exceptional track record of professional achievement. This may include:

  • senior roles
  • patents
  • professional awards
  • international publications
  • memberships.

Candidates must be recognised in one of the following target sectors:

  • Resources
  • Agri-Food and AgTech
  • Energy
  • Health Industries
  • Defence/Advanced manufacturing and space
  • Circular economy
  • DigiTech
  • Infrastructure and tourism
  • Financial services and FinTech
  • Education.

Candidates should have the ability to attract a salary at or above the Fair Work high-income threshold of AUD162,000.

Recent PhD graduates who can demonstrate exceptional talent and international recognition in one of the ten target sectors may be eligible for invitation if:

  • they have recently completed all requirements for a PhD qualification related to a priority sector and
  • the qualification is the equivalent of a PhD obtained in Australia and
  • their research is of international interest and significance and
  • their research would be relevant to an international audience and
  • they have presented their research at international forums and
  • their research could be used to inform academia, governments and industry abroad and
  • their research is relevant to Australian academia, governments and industries in respect to advancing Australia’s international competitiveness and
  • their research highlights the potential for innovation and productivity increases for Australian organisations and industries operating in an international or globalised context.

As Australian Registered Migration Agents (9803463), we at Australian Migration Specialists will be happy to assist you in navigating the minefield that has to be negotiated in the Australian immigration process. We would love to assist you to live in Australia, work in Australia and study in Australia. If you leave your contact details below we will contact you to discuss your migration to Australia.

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