You can travel in and out of Australia on this visa and your family member can work and study in Australia for the duration of this visa.
You can be eligible to apply under this visa stream, if you have an approved business sponsor you in an occupation listed on the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL).
However, applicants are only allowed to hold one temporary visa as a primary applicant.
The visa is divided into two streams:
This visa allows you to work in Australia on a position for
- Two years
- Four years (in case of International Trade Obligation, if applicable)
The cost of this visa is AUD1150.
The visa under this stream can be renewed only once while you are in Australia.
If there is an employer willing to sponsor in an occupation listed on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) or the Regional Occupation List (ROL).
This visa allows you to work in Australia for up to four years.
The visa costs AUD2400.
You can apply for this visa unlimited times.
Labour Agreement Stream
If an Australian employer has a labour agreement with the Department of Home Affairs and wants to sponsor you then you can be eligible to apply under this stream.