Australia is a Fantastic place to live and work, offering lifestyle and employment opportunities. To work, you must have a valid Australian visa with work rights. A range of temporary and permanent skilled visas are available. The Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) allows employers to hire highly skilled workers to fill vacancies in their business. The skilled workers can be either overseas, or temporarily in Australia. Employers must be operating in Australia. The position must provide full time employment in Australia for at least three years and meet Minimum Salary Levels set by the government. Employers can offer salary package benefits to employees provided they are above and beyond the minimum salary and are equitable with industry wide conditions.
Nominating employer’s must have a genuine need for the employee to fill the position, follow all relevant Australian laws, including a satisfactory record of meeting immigration laws. Businesses need to address a range of factors, including their employment and training of Australians. The employer must comply with all relevant Australian standards and workplace legislation for wages and working conditions.
The Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457)
The Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457) allows skilled workers to come to Australia and work for an approved business for up to four years.
You must be sponsored by an approved business. A business can sponsor someone for this visa if they cannot find an Australian citizen or permanent resident to do the skilled work.
You can be in or outside Australia when you lodge your application.
New Zealand, famous for its amazing scenery, is a great country – to visit and Live
New Zealand is around the same size as Japan or Great Britain. The countryside is unique and quite spectacular, from rolling green hills to golden sandy beaches then lush rainforests, all within a few hours’ drive. New Zealand has just over four million people, New Zealanders enjoy a healthy work life balance – some say the best in the world.
New Zealand has a range of visa options. If you have specialist skills or work in an area of skills shortage, and have a qualification that is comparable to those that New Zealand employers are used to, you’ll find that there are great career opportunities for you.