The new regional (Subclass 491) visa which comes into force from mid-month has opened the door for skilled migrants for getting permanent residency and ultimately, citizenship.
Look at more pros about this newly regional visa:
If you want to live in Australia, the best route is through new migration routes, but for that, you need to stay and work in regional areas or territory.
By fulfilling all these requirements, the door opens for you to get PR and a few years, you are eligible to apply for Australia citizenship.
As announced by the Australian government, from Saturday onwards, skilled and qualified migrants who have the desire to live and work in regional areas/territory, they can access through a new regional provisional visa 491.
In the designated regional (Subclass 491) visa, it consists hundreds of occupations and as of now, journalists, real estate agents, filmmakers, paramedics, historians, and others can apply for this regional visa.
Those aspirants who get regional (Subclass 491) visa, it will enable them to apply for Australia PR. The condition is that they have to prove that they stayed for a minimum of 3 years in a designated regional area.
Skilled Work Regional (Subclass 491) visa, will target the people who get nominated through designated regional area or territory government or the people get sponsored through an eligible family member for working and living within a designated regional area of Australia.
Pros of Australian regional (Subclass 491)
The Australian Government has modified the regional definition of Australia. The Australia’s entirety has been reclassified in regional for migratory other than Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne.
This implies that qualified migrants are now able to stay in satellite cities, namely, Geelong or Newcastle, Wollongong and Gold Coast.
The Australian Migration Agent Juan Rincon explained that the migrants in regional areas or territory will also be eligible for Medicare that in turn lowers the living cost for families. Further, children can have access to public education. Consequently, it will create an incentive by living in small cities.
Advantages for international students:
As per the agent, the ‘graduate visa’ that will available for the aspirants who have studied in Australia, will now be extended to 3 or 4 years in some cases where the students have taken their specific courses within regional areas for 2 years.
Additionally, the majority of states have become permanent residency nomination programs for graduate students, so that study remains a path to permanent residency.
Rincon also outlined that “Perth” has a “specifically exciting program”.
Benefits of the Northern territory:
The Australian Northern Territory also provides enticing opportunities for those people, who speak various languages, and enhance the industrial growth like agriculture, tourism, renewable energy, mining and space industry.
Australian Director, Martin Ferreyra, said SBS Spanish regarding Northern Territory geographical areas that it offers unique and enticing market opportunities in Australia and abroad. Its Southern part will access the market with 400 million people within South, Southeast China and Asia. As Northern territory provides a superior lifestyle with good work experience, this will benefit to Latin American migrants.
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