General Skilled Migration is available for those candidates who are young, qualified and highly skilled. This initiative from Australian government is aimed to get contribution from professionals across the globe in order to boost up Australian economy. This program is point-based to attract only skilled personnel to overcome competency shortage in any field in Australia. This program doesn’t require sponsorship from an Australian employer, and, you have to search job by your own in particular occupation, based on skills, upon your arrival in Australia. This program allows you to accompany with your immediate family members subject to completion of all formalities, meeting eligibility criteria, and, above all, approval from DIBP.
Each of above category has its own eligibility criteria, requirements, time frame, procedure, and benefits to live in Australia. Please refer to DIBP website www.border.gov.au for more information and updates. A general requirement and procedure is appended here for quick understanding: