Skilled Independent Visa (subclass 189)
This stream is for Points-tested skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer or family member or nominated by a state or territory government. It allows you to live and work in Australia as a permanent resident.
Skilled Nominated Visa (subclass 190)
This visa allows skilled workers who are nominated by an Australian state or territory government live and work in Australia as a permanent resident.
Skilled Regional Provisional Visa (subclass 489)
This visa allows skilled workers to live and work in a regional or low-population growth metropolitan area of Australia for up to four years.
Skilled Independent (subclass 189) New Zealand Stream
This stream is for New Zealand Special Category (subclass 444) visa holders who have shown a commitment and contribution to Australia to apply for permanent residence.
Business Innovation and Investment Visa
This visa is for people who have a successful business or investment career and a genuine and realistic commitment to invest in Australia. It is for significant investors/business people from overseas who are willing to invest funds in a business and/or designated investment in Australia for four years.
Business Talent (Permanent) Visa (subclass 132)
The Business Talent visa (subclass 132) is a permanent residence visa for business people who are nominated by an Australian state or territory government agency.
Resident Return Visa (subclasses 155 and 157)
You will need a Resident Return visa if the travel facility on your current visa has expired (your first granted permanent visa has a 5 year validity period) or is about to expire and you want to travel overseas and retain your permanent resident status.