If you are aged 18-30 and want to work and holiday in Australia for up to a year, you may be eligible for a Working Holiday Visa. You must hold a valid passport from an eligible country.
If you want to work in Australia as a temporary or permanent resident, Australia has a number of skilled working visa options available. A visa entitling you to work will give you the opportunity to work and live in Australia as a temporary or permanent resident.
The well known 457 visa – you may be eligible for a skilled visa if, amongst other things, you are a skilled overseas worker with skills needed in Australia.
You may be eligible for a nominated or sponsored work visa if, amongst other things, you are nominated or sponsored by an approved Australian employer, a state or territory government agency, or a state or territory authority.
Live in Australia as a temporary or permanent resident – You may be able to apply for a visa to live in Australia if you have a family member in Australia who is an Australian citizen, or an Australian permanent resident, or an eligible New Zealand citizen.
You may need a bridging visa if your substantive visa has ceased and you want to stay in Australia while you are waiting for a decision on another Australian visa application, or stay in Australia while you make arrangements to leave Australia, or wait for an immigration decision.
If you want to study in Australia, there are a number of student visa options available, depending on the type of study you want to undertake, including primary or secondary study, higher education, post graduate study or vocational education and training.
In some cases, it is possible to package your studies on one visa subclass. Eligible student visa applicants from participating education providers may also be able to apply for Streamlined student visa processing.