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Australia: Extra 1-Year Visa for Global Graduates from Regional Colleges

August 2019, 03
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Australia Temporary Graduate Visa
The Home Affairs Department has published the latest initiative for an extra Temporary Graduate Visa with an additional year of post-study work permit for global students who:

  • Graduated from the regional college of a certified institution or university with a qualification of higher education or post graduation; and
  • Manage an ongoing residence in a regional area while retaining their original Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485)

The following Temporary Graduate visa will require to satisfy a condition of continuous residence in an Australian regional area.

The outline of regional Australia for this goal will be similar to the description for skilled migration of Australia it excludes Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, the Gold Coast, and Brisbane.

Progress in Post-study Work Permit Depends on Australian Qualification

  • Bachelor degree (includes Honours): Two plus one year
  • Coursework Masters: Two plus one year
  • Research Masters: Three plus one year
  • Doctoral degree: Four plus one year
  • Other study courses covering a minimum of two academic years: One and a half plus one year

Other Parameters to be Eligible for Extra Temporary Graduate visa

To be qualified for this visa prolongation, students require to graduate from a regional college and then spend a minimum of two years residing in an Australian regional area. The extra Temporary Graduate visa will be formally implemented in November 2019, and be open to the first qualified graduates from 2021.

Current holders of Temporary Graduate visa may be suitable, provided they can satisfy these requirements. Regional areas may comprise Wollongong, Newcastle, Adelaide, NSW Central Coast, Canberra, and Hobart.

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