Skilled Migration

Victoria has a long history of welcoming professionals and tradespeople as skilled migrants. Skill shortages in many industries and sectors in Victoria allow skilled migrants to take advantage of a range of employment opportunities.

There are a range of pathways to permanent residency for people who want to live and work in regional Victoria, including independent visas, state and territory nominated visas, family sponsored visas, and employer sponsored visas. More information is available by visiting the Live in Victoria website


The Wimmera Development Association deliver a Settlement Program to assist migrants settle into regional Victorian life. Settlement services include casework, referrals, information sessions and support groups. More information is available by visiting the Wimmera Development Association website.

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