If you live overseas and you’d like the opportunity to live and work in Australia, the first step is to find out more about the visa options that are available to you. See Work visas for skilled migration visa options.
If you have a successful business overseas, you can be nominated by a state or territory government to establish or manage a business or invest in Australia.
State migration sites
Find information about nomination for skilled and business migration by state and territory governments.
Regional migration site for the Australian Capital Territory. If you have an occupation in demand in Canberra and have relevant skills and experience you can apply for ACT nomination of your skilled migration visa.
Economic Development Directorate [ACT]
Regional migration site for New South Wales (NSW). Provides information on living and working in NSW and visa options for business and skilled migrants to NSW.
Department of Industry [NSW]
Regional migration site for the Northern Territory. Provides a range of information on living and working in the Northern Territory. designed to assist intending migrants understand the processes and criteria for applying for nomination.
Northern Territory Government
Regional migration site for Queensland. Provides information on Queensland Government nomination for business and investor, skilled and investor retirement visas.
Regional migration site for South Australia. Provides general skilled and business nomination programs to encourage skilled and business migrants.
Government of South Australia
Regional migration site for Tasmania. Provides information on living and working in Tasmania as well as details of assistance offered to prospective business and skilled migrants.
Department of State Growth [Tas]
Regional migration site for Victoria. Provides comprehensive information for skilled and business migrants seeking to immigrate and live in Victoria.
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources [Vic]
Migration site for Western Australia. Includes working and living in Western Australia, visa entry options and business migration.
Department of Training and Workforce Development (WA)