Global Business & Talent Attraction Taskforce
The Global Talent Visa Program, also known as the Global Talent Independent Program, is a streamlined visa pathway for highly skilled professionals to work and live permanently in Australia.
Australia is after the brightest and best global talent to work in ten future-focused sectors. The program is designed to help grow our innovation and tech economies. This will create opportunities for Australians by transferring skills, promoting innovation, and creating jobs. In 2020-2021, there are 15,000 places available under the program.To be granted a visa under the Global Talent Visa Program, a candidate will be highly skilled in one of the 10 target sectors. They will also be able to attract a salary that meets the high income threshold.
Criteria for applying Global Talent Visa
- Prove they are internationally recognised with evidence of outstanding achievements
- Provide evidence that they would be an asset to Australia, in their area of expertise
- Must have current salary of 153600AUD or more.
- Must meet health and character requirement of Australia.