Australia boasts some of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders such as the Great Barrier Reef – the world’s largest coral reef system, the Heritage Listed Ayers Rock (Uluru), the Bungle Bungles in Western Australia, the Twelve Apostles along the Great Ocean Road. Man-made icons include the Sydney Harbor Bridge and the Sydney Opera House.
There are many beautiful lakes in Australia with Lake Eyre in South Australia, when the lake is full it is the largest lake in Australia. Another lake that attracts many visitors is Lake St Clair in Tasmania. Lake St Clair is the deepest lake in Australia that forms part of Cradle Mountain. Lake Argyle is the largest artificial lake Located in Western Australia near Kununurra the primary inflow of Lake Argyle comes from the Ord River. Lake Argyle is very beautiful and a cruise is a great way to experience the lake.
The climate in Australia varies with tropical climate in the northern parts, subtropical in the south, and temperate in the southeast and southwest.
Australia has a standard of living that is among the highest in the world, with a growing economy, an Internationally recognized Healthcare system, and an enchanted nature that made Australia attractive to immigrants.
Australia enjoys a world-class education system that also made Australia a preferred destination for students from different cultures and backgrounds.
You can become a permanent resident of Australia by applying for and being granted a permanent visa that allows you to remain in Australia indefinitely. The most common permanent visas are
Subclass 189 – Skilled Independent visa & Subclass 190 – Skilled Nominated visa.
With this visas, you can
- stay in Australia permanently
- work and study in Australia
- enroll in Australia’s public health care scheme
- sponsor your relatives to come to Australia
- travel to and from Australia for 5 years
- if eligible, become an Australian citizen
How long you can stay
This is a permanent visa. It lets you stay in Australia indefinitely. The visa has a travel component that expires 5 years after the date of the visa grant.
You become a permanent resident on the day the Department of Home Affairs grants the visa.
Applicants can include members of the family unit in their application:
- include them when lodging visa applications.
- add them after lodging application but before DHA decides on the applicant’s visa.
- Family members who apply for the visa must meet our health and character requirements.
- 18 months to 33 months
Applicants can travel in and out of Australia as many times as they want for 5 years from the date DHA grants the visa. After 5 years applicants will need a Resident Return (RRV) visa (subclass 155 or 157) to re-enter Australia as a permanent resident.
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