There is growing competition across the world for global talent.
Australia must attract the best and brightest to help create a more prosperous Australia.
In 2018, the Government announced 3 programs to attract global talent to Australia.
- Global Talent Independent program
Designed to attract highly talented individuals, with entrepreneurial ideas and cutting-edge skills within target industry sectors, who can contribute to Australia’s economy by driving innovation and supporting the creation of local jobs.
- Global Talent Employer Sponsored program
Designed to attract highly skilled migrants with cutting edge skills into niche occupations to help innovate established businesses and contribute to Australia’s developing startup ecosystem.
- Supporting Innovation in South Australia pilot
A pilot program designed to attract foreign entrepreneurs to launch seed-stage startups in South Australia. The pilot began in November 2018.