Australian Skilled Regional Sponsorship (Provisional): Your Questions Answered!
 
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You can apply for this Oz Visa if you are in Australia and you are one of the following:

  • an overseas student or former overseas student;
  • a holder of a Skilled Graduate Visa or a Skilled Recognised Graduate Visa;
  • a holder of a Trade Skills Training Visa;
  • a holder of a Working Holiday Visa;
  • a holder of an Occupational Trainee Visa;

This visa is also for existing holders of a provisional skilled visa who have abided by the conditions of their visa and who need further time to meet the residence and/or employment criteria to apply for a permanent visa.


With the Australia Skilled Regional Sponsorship Visa you are allowed to:

  • remain in Australia for up to three (3) years and live and work in a Specified Regional Area in Australia;
  • be accompanied by secondary applicants to work and study, but only in a Specified Regional Area of Australia;
  • apply for permanent residency after you have lived for two (2) years, and worked at least 12 months, in a Specified Regional Area of Australia.



You must be under 45 years of age when you apply.


The Australia Skilled Regional Sponsorship Visa requires you to be sponsored by an eligible relative living in Australia or nominated by a participating State or Territory government.

Your sponsor must be at least 18 years of age and usually resident in Australia as one of the following an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen.


To be a sponsor, a person must provide evidence that, at the time the sponsorship application is lodged, you have been living in a designated area for one (1) year or longer. Additionally, that person must be able to demonstrate that they continue to live in a designated area until a decision is made on the visa application.

As a general guide, Australia's designated areas include:

  • ACT
  • South Australia
  • Northern Territory
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Queensland – except Brisbane
  • New South Wales – except Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong
  • Western Australia – except Perth



Nomination from a State or Territory government does not automatically result in a visa being granted. Your application must also be assessed against a number of visa-specific requirements. You will only be granted an Australian Visa if all requirements are met.


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Complaints Process:
  1. Where an official complaint is received by Visa First, the company will record the nature of the complaint and issue an acknowledgement email to the client within 5 business days of receiving the complaint. The acknowledgement will provide the client with the contact name who is responsible for dealing with the complaint. The official complaint must be made by email (you may also write, although this will slow down the process), and confirm that the client wishes to enter this process. Please email your complaint to complaints@visafirst.com
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Carpenter
59,000- 69,000
48,278- 55,028
50,000- 59,000
42,203- 48,278
52,100- 60,000
43,620- 48,953
Teacher
55,500- 63,118
45,915- 51,057
55,000- 65,000
45,578- 52,328
50,000- 59,000
42,203- 48,278
Nurse
59,820- 72,100
48,831- 57,120
57,000- 67,000
46,928- 53,678
59,000- 69,000
48,278- 55,028
Accountant
59,000- 69,000
48,278- 55,028
59,000- 69,000
48,278- 55,028
50,000- 59,000
42,203- 48,278
Diesel mechanic
58,000- 71,540
47,603- 56,742
55,000- 65,000
45,578- 52,328
50,000- 59,000
42,203- 48,278
Chef de Partie
50,000- 59,000
42,203- 48,278
50,000- 59,000
42,203- 48,278
50,000- 59,000
42,203- 48,278



WA-$512; SA-$352; NSW-$497; VIC-$485; QLD-$387; NT-$610


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