The Partner visa allows you to live in Australia if you are the spouse or defacto partner of an Australian citizen, a permanent resident, or an eligible New Zealand citizen. Subclasses include 300, 309, 801 and 820.
Employers can be either Australian businesses or overseas businesses to make an application. This visa is for employers who would like to employ overseas workers to fill nominated skilled positions in Australia. Subclasses include 457, 186 and 187 visas.
The Skilled Migration Program, also known as the General Skilled Migration Program, is for people who have skills in particular occupations required in Australia but are not sponsored by an employer. Subclasses include 189, 190 and 489 visas.
Family visas are for those individuals who are looking to go to Australia to meet or settle with their family there, visas are often granted on the basis of family ties in Australia. There are a number of different types of Australian family visas, suiting the general need. Subclasses include 101, 102, 103, 143, 445 and 804.
The Student Visa (500) visa is for students who want to come to Australia to study at a registered education institution. The Graduate Visa (485) is an onshore visa for international students in Australia who do not satisfy the requirements for permanent skilled migration to Australia.
The Business Innovation and Investment (Subclass 188) visa is for people who have a successful business or investment career, and have a genuine and realistic commitment to be involved in investing or business in Australia. The Business Talent (Subclass 132) visa is a permanent visa is designed for high calibre business people who are owners or part owners of an overseas business and have a genuine and realistic commitment to participate in the management of a new or existing business in Australia.