Find the Professional Opportunities in Healthcare Sector of Western Australia! Apply for PR Visa now

by By Rajneesh Kumar

Posted on July 29, 2017

Health Care Professional in Australia

If you are a healthcare professional, you have a great chance to get Permanent Residency and subsequently, settle in Australia. At now, the Western Australia- a major Australian state is facing the skill shortage in the healthcare sector; hence, it is inviting application from the overseas healthcare professionals to apply for nomination and subsequently secure the skilled PR visa in Western Australia.

Significant Opportunity for Healthcare professionals in Australia

There is a great scarcity of skilled workers and professionals involved in healthcare occupations, i.e. Registered Nurse (in various domains), General practitioner, Psychiatrist, Midwife, Sonographer, Orthoptist, etc. Australia has recently revised its Skilled Occupation list and given the utmost priority to the healthcare-associated occupations.

WA Revised its Skilled Occupation List

Western Australia (WA) is the major Australian state. Recently the state has revised its Skilled Occupation list, i.e. Western Australia Skilled Migration Occupation List (WASMOL) for state nomination. The revised list mostly includes Health associated occupations, which clearly reflects the rising need for workers and professionals in this sector.

Relevant Visa Categories to Apply for PR Visa in Western Australia (WA)

Here are the relevant visa categories to move to Western Australia:

  • Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 visa

This permanent visa allows you to live and work in Australia on a permanent basis. However, to apply for this visa you first need to obtain the nomination from the state of Western Australia. Choose an occupation from the above list and nominate the same to apply for the nomination from WA.

  • Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subclass 489 Visa

This temporary visa allows you to live in Western Australia for up to four years. To apply for this visa you need to obtain the nomination from a state or territory government in regional Australia or any eligible family member residing in the regional part of the Oz.

Both the above visas are the part of point-based General Skilled Migration Program Australia. Hence, the eligibility of a candidate is adjudged based on the points he/she score for profile factors, i.e. age, language skills, work experience, education, etc.

Get the Documentation Assistance from registered Australia Migration expert

If you seek documentation assistance for Australia PR Visa, you may contact Visas Avenue immigration expert on Toll-Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Alternatively, e-mail your queries to

Disclaimer: Visas Avenue does not deal in any type of job or job assistance services. Visas Avenue is not a job recruitment agent or job service provider. Visas Avenue does not offer consultancy on / overseas jobs/work permits/international or domestic placements.

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