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Migrating to Australia

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 Working in Australia 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.

Family members

Provides information on migration options for fiancés, partners, children, parents and other family members of Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizens.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Life in australia - book

This book provides information about Australian history, culture, society and the values we share to help you understand the values statement before you sign.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Life in Australia – multicultural language booklets

Booklets on life in Australia are available in the following languages: Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Filipino, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian/Bahasa, Italian, Karen, Khmer, Kirundi, Korean, Macedonian, Nepali,Persian/Farsi, Portuguese,Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Tigrinya, Turkish and Vietnamese.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Refugee and humanitarian

Provides information about the refugee and humanitarian program for people outside Australia.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Settle in Australia

Information to assist migrants and refugees and humanitarian entrants settling into Australia. Includes places you can contact for help with settlement and practical information for your life in Australia including health, housing, transport and work.

Department of Social Services

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