Employed in regional Australia
To meet the work criteria of the SHEV pathway requirements, you need to do work that is:
- paid · in a regional area that is included in the SHEV arrangements, and
- on a full-time, part-time, temporary, casual or seasonal basis (or a combination of these). Any work done while receiving Special Benefit payments will not count towards meeting the SHEV pathway requirements.
To meet the study criteria of the SHEV pathway requirements, you need to have physically attended study that is:
- accredited by the Australian Qualifications Framework, including a maximum of one course leading to a Certificate I and any courses leading to a Certificate II or above, and
- full-time, either:
- at the campus of an education provider located in a regional area included in the SHEV arrangements, or
- at a primary school, high school or college in regional Australia for a minimum of 161 weeks (consistent with three and a half standard academic years) of full-time registered study.
YOU MUST HAVE EVIDENCE OF YOUR STUDY OR EMPLOYMENT
The list of other types of visas in Australia you can apply for once you meet the SHEV pathway requirements is below but PLEASE seek migration advice. You will NOT be automatically granted one of these visas. Each of the visas listed below have their own specific criteria that you need to meet.:
· Subclass 189 (Skilled—Independent)
· Subclass 190 (Skilled—Nominated)
· Subclass 476 (Skilled—Recognised Graduate)
· Subclass 489 (Skilled—Regional (Provisional)).
· Subclass 186 (Employer Nomination Scheme)
· Subclass 187 (Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme)
· Subclass 457 (Temporary Work (Skilled)).
· Subclass 402 (Training and Research)
· Subclass 500 (Student)
· Subclass 590 (Student Guardian).
· Subclass 143 (Contributory Parent)
· Subclass 445 (Dependent Child)
· Subclass 801 (Partner)
· Subclass 802 (Child)
· Subclass 804 (Aged Parent)
· Subclass 820 (Partner)
· Subclass 835 (Remaining Relative)
· Subclass 836 (Carer)
· Subclass 837 (Orphan Relative)
· Subclass 838 (Aged Dependent Relative)
· Subclass 858 (Distinguished Talent)
· Subclass 864 (Contributory Aged Parent)
· Subclass 884 (Contributory Aged Parent (Temporary)).
· Subclass 132 (Business Talent)
· Subclass 188 (Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional))
· Subclass 405 (Investor Retirement)
It is a serious offence for anyone who is not a registered migration agent or exempt person to give immigration assistance in Australia and they can face up to a AUD 10 200 fine. If they ask for, or receive a fee or reward for providing immigration assistance, they may face a penalty of 10 years of imprisonment.