The program aims to attract people who are at the pinnacle of their fields in growth industries the world over. These professionals can benefit from Australia’s business-friendly regulations, open opportunities for innovation, and also its reputation as a much-sought-after lifestyle destination.
The goal of the GTI is to grow Australia’s tech and innovation industry, thereby creating more employment avenues for Australians gradually. The government has a long-term vision of skill transfer, boosting innovation and job creation.
Under Global Talent Program Australia, 15,000 positions are available in the current financial year 2020-21.
Must be able to meet at least one of following
Applicants have to display a remarkable history of professional accomplishment. Examples may include patents, senior roles, professional awards, membership in professional bodies, research and thesis publications and any other publications and associations.
Spots are also open for students (PhD) who can illustrate their outstanding talent and global recognition across the sectors mentioned above.
As mentioned above, applicants must be nominated by an eligible individual or organisation with a reputation in the same field.
The nominator-an Australian citizen, PR, or eligible NZ citizen, or an Australian organisation-should endorse the applicant for their achievements and international standing. Further, the nomination should be able to explain how the applicant will prove to be an asset to the Australian community. It has to be established how the applicant will be able to find employment and become established in Australia.
The nominator does not need to employ the applicant.
To apply for Global Talent Program, follow the first step and submit an EOI. This can be submitted using the Global Talent contact form. Eligible applicants should gather the required documents to demonstrate the eligibility mentioned above and submit the expression of interest.
Successful applicants who can demonstrate their eligibility can then receive a unique identifier which can be used to apply for the Subclass 858 visa.
As a part of Subclass 858 visa application, all applicants need to satisfy Health and Character requirements.
Once the application is assessed, and all the requirements have been satisfied, the department shall finalise the application.
If granted the subclass 858 visa, the applicant can live and work in Australia permanently.
Applicants can include members of their family unit in their application any time before a final decision is made on their application. If the applicant is below the age of 18, he/she can include a parent and members of that particular parent’s family unit. Of course, the family members being added in the application have to fulfil the health and character requirements. Family members who apply for the Visa must meet our health and character requirements.