pop-up content starts
pop-up content ends

Visas for innovation

Australia needs to attract the brightest and the best, to help grow a stronger economy.

​​​​​​​Global competition for talent is intensifying. That is why Australia is working to attract the best and brightest to our shores to help grow a stronger economy.

Two people sitting on a rock formation overlooking the ocean  

Global Talent program

This is a permanent visa for people who have an internationally recognised record of exceptional and outstanding achievement in a sector or in future-focused sectors.

Read more

Global Talent Employer Sponsored program

This program is ​designed to attract highly skilled migrants with cutting-edge skills into niche occupations. This helps innovate established businesses and contribute to Australia’s developing startup ecosystem.

Read more