Tourism Industry in Australia is flourishing – Regional Areas Attracting More Visitors

by By Rajneesh Kumar

Posted on April 3, 2017

Tourism Sector Job in Australia

As per the latest reports, Australian tourism sector is on a boom with the significant growth in the spending ($5.6 billion) from the domestic and overseas visitors in the country in last one year. Australia has always been a prime tourist destination in the world. And in last couple of years, the Australian government has invested significant amount of money in the tourism sector to grow it further.

Regional Australia attracting more tourists

The tourists in Australia preferring to take the adventurous ways, as instead of stay in big hotels in the big cities, the camping, etc. in the regional territories of Northern and Western Australia (WA) has become increasingly popular in last few years. Rented accommodations are also getting increased share of tourists and visitors to Australia. The spending by the foreign visitors in Australia has surpassed record $100 billion.

Also, Read- Australia Recorded tremendous growth in the Net Overseas Migration

However, not just the big cities getting the benefit from this huge spend, however, as per the statistics, over 45 percent of this spend is in the regional parts of the Oz. China and Japan are two of the top countries from which tourists come to Australia.

Northern Territories have been Stand Out in Tourism growth

Tourism Australia hasn’t been marketing for the states and regional parts of the country for last four years, as it had been busy in overseas marketing only. Hence, the accountability of internal tourism marketing was more on the status and territories of the country only. And in this time frame, the states, and territories of the Oz did tremendous growth in the tourism sector, with Northern Territory being on top of the list of states.

Northern Territories of Australia have been the most desired region to visit among the visitors. The Northern region recorded about 80 percent growth in the visitor spending in last three years along with 69 percent rise in the total number of visitors in the region.

More Professional Opportunities are being created with a Boom in Mighty Australian Industry

Australian tourism industry is huge and with the increased spending by the visitors and tourists in last few years, more and more Professional Opportunities are being created in the tourism sector. It’s a $120 billion sector that employs tens of thousands of people in the country.

Among other states, Western Australia has also been significant in terms of rise in spending (41 percent) as well as the number of visitors 47 percent). Though, Queensland hasn’t seen much of growth as it recorded 9 percent increase in spending along with 18 percent growth in the number of tourists visiting in the state. Tasmania and Victoria were also significant states which recorded the growth in both spending and number of visitors in mid-twenties.

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Subclass 189 Vs Subclass 190 Visa- Which is the Best PR Visa for Australia?

by By Rajneesh Kumar

Posted on August 6, 2016

Best PR Visa For Australia

Australia has got a point based system to select the skilled professionals for immigration in the country. The DIBP (Department of Immigration and Border Protection) of Australia has designed various visa categories for immigration, as per the immigrant category and skill needs in the country. Let’s find out which are the


Most popular PR Visa Categories in Australia

When it comes to permanent residency in Australia, the aspirants often prefer to apply for one of two main PR visa categories, i.e. Skill Independent Subclass 189 Visa and Skill Nominated Visa Subclass 190 Visa. Let’s try to understand how different these two visas are and which one to choose among them to get permanent residency (PR) in Australia.

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  • Skill Independent Subclass 189 Visa

It’s a permanent visa that allows you to live and work in Australia on a permanent basis. It’s an only non-sponsored PR visa of its own kind that doesn’t require an applicant to apply for sponsorship from any employer or state in Australia. It’s a point based visa and hence, your eligibility for this visa shall depend on the total points you score for your profile factors, i.e. age, work experience, language ability, education, etc.

How to Apply?

To apply for this visa you need to choose an occupation from the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) and submit your Expression of Interest (EOI) in the online SkillSelect system. Your submitted profile must acquire at least 60 points to be considered eligible in the system. Candidates who score high based on their profile details, have better chance of securing this visa.

Check the Skilled Occupation List of Australia for 2016-17

  • Skill Nominated Visa Subclass 190 Visa

As the name suggests it’s a nominated visa. Hence, to apply for this visa, you first need to choose an occupation from skilled occupation list of the state you are willing to move and subsequently, submit EOI on SkillSelect to get nomination from that Australian state. Subclass 190 visa allows you to live and work in Australia for an indefinite period. It’s also a point based visa that allocates points to the applicants based on their details, i.e. education, language ability, age and work experience, etc.

Check South Australia Occupation List here

How to apply?

You need to submit your EOI to the SkillSelect system. Your profile will be reviewed based on the points you score. The minimum points required are 60. The higher point score will enhance your chances of selection. If you are selected for state nomination you will get intimation about the same. Moreover, you will also get an invitation to apply for visa based on your nomination. At now Queensland and South Australia have launched their latest high demand skilled occupation lists with new quota of occupations.

Read about the Queensland Skilled Occupation List

Which Visa to choose to get PR in Australia?

As we already discussed, both the Visas offer permanent residency in Australia, however, choosing one of them will depend your preference.  If you wish to settle in a particular state of Australia, i.e. South Australia, Victoria, Queensland, etc. you can choose an occupation from the skilled occupation list of that particular state and apply to get nomination for your subclass 190 visa. On the other end, if you don’t want a sponsorship for your visa, apply directly for subclass 189 Visa.

How to get key assistance to apply for PR visa in Australia?

If you want to apply for any of the above PR visas in Australia, you can coordinate with Visas Avenue- a registered immigration consultancy company in India, to get complete support and assistance in online and offline immigration process.

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