GSM visa are essentially the visas for those who wish to live, study and work in Australia.
Visa class and Subclass
A visa for recent international student who has recently completed their education in Australia for the course of at least two years.
International student who recently graduated with the skills and qualifications in the occupation given in Skilled Occupation List (SOL) in Australia can apply for visa if they meet other requirements. Successful applicant are granted 18 months visa under this stream.
International student who recently graduated in Higher Education course from Australian education provider can apply for the visa under this stream if they had applied and were granted their first student visa for Australia on or after 5 November 2011.A visa for this stream are granted up to four years based on the application Australian qualification.
Points Test based permanent residency visa which allows to live and work in Australia indefinitely. Application requires at least 60 points to lodge the Expression of Interest (EoI) and need to support the visa application with evidence of claim points.
Australian state or territory government agency nominate the eligible applicants. To be eligible for this visa subclass, applicant needs at least 55 migration points and need to lodge Expression of Interest (EoI) choosing relevant state or territory which may grant the 5 extra points towards the migration application.
The temporary visa that allows to live and work up to 4 years in the specified regional area of Australia.
There are two pathways for this visa.
Must have held one of the subclass 495, 496, 475, 487 visa for at least two years complying all the visa conditions.
You may be eligible to apply for this visa if you have received the invitation for this visa based on either state or territory nomination or sponsorship from the eligible relative living in the designated area in Australia for two years.
This is also the points-tested system and hence need to submit Expression of Interest (EoI) and must have received the invitation to apply for visa.
This is the permanent visa which allows to live and stay in Australia indefinitely. This visa is for people who hold eligible visa such as subclass 489 and lived for at least two years working at least one year full time in the designated regional area of Australia.