The Tasmania Skilled Work Regional Visa (subclass 491) is a provisional visa for skilled workers which allows you to live and work in Tasmania for up to five years.
Being an overseas applicant with no employment in Tasmania (Category 3A), you must attach to your application, evidence of sufficient employment opportunities in your nominated occupation.
Our Employability Statements are in accordance to the DHA and generally contain:
Research on advertised positions;
Statements for each advertisement;
Qualifications and experience thorough description.
When applying under Category 3A – Overseas Applicant, you also need to provide a statement showing that you have researched the cost of living in Tasmania and that you have a sound understanding of the settlement costs involved while you seek employment.
Our Settlement Statements include:
Evidence of research into the cost of living in Tasmania;
Estimated cost of relocation to Tasmania;
Estimated cost of living in Tasmania.
When applying under Category 3A – Overseas Applicant, you further need to provide a statement explaining why you want to live in Tasmania for at least two years from date of permanent arrival.
Our Commitment to Tasmania statement, takes into account Tasmania’s lifestyle, attractions and reasons why the State suits your way of life more than any other State in Australia.
A Career Plan Statement must now be provided with all applications regardless of applicant's employment status.
Our Career Plan statement explains the applicant's longer-term career intentions beyond the next 2-3+ years. It is a lengthy report containing a clear, documented planning and transition process that the applicant will be aware of and utilise in their career path in Tasmania.
Writing a career plan is a way to convert your hopes and dreams into practical, actionable tasks that will make them a reality.