Australia

Australia

  • Australia is comprised of the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.
  • Population of over 22 Million people
  • Total area of 268,021 kmĀ²
  • Average Life Expectancy: 82 years
  • Per Capita GDP: US $67,000 approximately
  • Unemployment Rate: Low
  • Ranks highly in quality of life, health, education, economic freedom, and the protection of civil liberties and political rights.
  • Second-highest global human development index

Advantages of living in Australia

  • Australia is a developed country and one of the wealthiest in the world, with the world’s 12th-largest economy.
  • Australia ranks highly in many international comparisons of national performance, such as quality of life, health, education, economic freedom, and the protection of civil liberties and political rights.

Investment Category
Investor

  • Investment of AU $1.5 million into complying investments for a minimum of four years.
  • Residency requirement of 2 out of 4 years of provisional Significant Investor visa.
  • Meet character and health requirements

Significant Investor

  • Investment of AU $5 million into complying investments for a minimum of four years.
  • Residency requirement of 40 days for every year or part year of provisional Significant Investor visa.
  • Meet character and health requirements.

Premium Investor

  • Investment of AU $15 million into complying investments for a minimum of 12 months.
  • No residency requirement
  • Meet character and health requirements

Entrepreneur Category

Business Innovation Stream

  • For two out of four fiscal years immediately before you are invited to apply, you should have had an ownership interest in an established business or businesses that had at least AU $500,000 turnover in each of those years.
  • Own a varying minimum of nominated main business depending on annual turnover.
  • You must have total net assets of at least AU $800,000.
  • English: 4.5 IELTS

Significant Business History Stream

  • English: 4.5 IELTS
  • Total net assets of at least AU $400,000 as the ownership interest in one or more qualifying businesses for least two of the four fiscal years immediately before you are invited to apply and if the qualifying business(es) was a publicly listed company, a shareholding of at least 10 per cent of the total issued capital.
  • Have net business and personal assets of at least AU $1.5 million and an annual business turnover of at least AU $3 million.

Venture Capital Entrepreneur Stream

  • Have obtained at least AU $1 million in venture capital funding to start the commercialization and development of a for the start-up, product commercialization or business development of a promising high-value business idea in Australia.
  • English: 4.5 IELTS
  • Possess sufficient assets to resettle in Australia
  • Meet character and health requirements
  • The venture capital firm must be a member of the Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association Limited (AVCAL).

 

*Information accurate at the time of print. For latest information on this program, discuss with your Polinsys counselor +1 905 2795555