Australia’s Global Talent Visa Program (Subclass 858)

The Global Talent Visa (formerly known as the Global Talent Independent) program is an initiative by the Australian government to bring in highly successful working professionals into the Australian economy.

They are looking for people working in these global talent visa 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

This is a fast-tracked Permanent Residency application for qualified individuals and their family members!

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Benefits of This Visa Pathway

  • Only one of the family members need to qualify for the whole family to qualify

  • Permanent Residency status for you and your dependants

  • Gives you full work + stay rights in Australia

  • Fast tracked visa application

  • No English test needed
  • No skills assessment required

  • Plus rights for healthcare, education, business creation and property ownership!

Global Talent Visa – Requirements

To qualify for this visa class, you need to fulfil certain minimum requirements including:

  • Age – over 18 and under 55 years old (outside these ages on a case by case basis)
  • Target Sector – must work in one of the industries mentioned above
  • Recognised For Work – have a record of achievement in your field (projects, awards, publications, research, press etc.)
  • Easily Employable – show that you will be able to attract good positions in Australia
  • Have a Nominator – know an Australian citizen, resident or organisation who can nominate you for the program

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The Main Visa Subclass

The main visa subclass for this is the Global Talent Visa stream of the subclass 858. Specifically: Migration Regulations 1994 (CTH) Sch 2 reg 858.212 (2).

This visa used to be referred to as the distinguished talent visa (subclass 124), however that visa stream has now been absorbed into the subclass 858.

You can apply for this visa from anywhere – outside or inside Australia.

It was created as part of Australia’s push to bring in the best talent to the country.

Global competition for talent is intensifying. Australia is working to attract the best and brightest, to help grow a stronger economy.

The Australian Government has established the Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce to attract high-value businesses and exceptionally talented individuals to Australia, along with their ideas, networks and capital.

Australia has dedicated talent attraction programs designed to turbocharge the Australian economy.​

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Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce
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Why Austral Migration Consultancy?

With over 2,000 visas granted Austral remains one of the Premier Australian Immigration Law Firms – we provide a world-class professional service to our clients from around the world.

We specialise in building Global Talent Visa profiles that give our clients the best chance of success.

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  • 2 Australian Immigration Lawyers is complemented with 3 Registered Migration Agents and a supporting team of consultants and operations personal.
  • Combined experience of over 20 Years in migration law
  • Multiple stages of payment (Pay As You Go + Payment Plans)
  • Online Client Portal for digital collection of documents from anywhere in the world
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