Skilled Regional visa, (subclass 887)
Visa Feature –
This is ideal for people who have lived or worked in specific areas of Regional Australia. This is a permanent visa and allows you to reside, work and study in Australia. You can enrol in Medicare and sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence. This visa lets you to travel to and from Australia for five years and can also apply for Australian Citizenship; if eligible.
Criteria – An applicant should
• Hold a subclass 489, 495, 496, 475 or 487, or a Bridging Visa A or B after applying for a subclass 489, 495 or 487 visa
• Have lived in a specified regional area of Australia for at least two years
• Have worked full time in a specified regional area for at least one year
• Meet health and character requirements including all family members on the applicant