From Malaysia to Australia – Why Malaysians should consider moving to Australia

Why Malaysians should consider moving to Australia?

High-quality life

Australia offers a great work-life balance. Australians are well-known for their laid-back lifestyle. So you can enjoy the weekend with your best friends and family. Parties, picnics, and campings are also a part of daily life in Australia.

Australia also has one of the best healthcare systems in the world. The government also offers Medicare – a free healthcare program – for Australian permanent residents and Australian citizens.

The economy in Australia is stable and AUD is usually in good value. Salary in Australia tends to increase in recent years. Median employee earnings were $1,200 per week, up to $50 (4.3%) since August 2020. Median hourly earnings remained at $36 per hour since August 2020.

Australia is also famous for its beautiful beaches, delicious food, friendly locals, and mountainous regions. It is also one of the most attractive destinations for international tourists.


Plenty of job opportunities

Data from ABS shows that the number of job vacancies increases by 6.9% (27,300 vacancies) in the three months to February 2022. Currently, Australia offers plenty of opportunities in the following areas: Administrative and support services, Public administration and safety, Electricity, gas, water, and waste services, Wholesale trade


Excellent education system

Australia owns a fantastic education system. Numerous universities in Australia rank high position in the top-universities chart. Besides, the primary and secondary schools here are free as these are compulsory education.


Big Community


Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, in 2016, Malaysia achieved the following numbers (permanent residents/Australian citizens):


  • 138,363 people who were born in Malaysia now living in Australia
  • Malaysian-born individuals made up 2% of the population
  • Sits at 9th place as a source country for immigration

Other than that, the residents in Australia come from diverse cultures and backgrounds. Unlike other countries where divisions and boundaries are visible, the class system here is not available in Australia. And the residents are welcoming and friendly. Everyone is welcome to “have a go”.


Business visas 

Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (Subclass 188)

This visa allows you to own and manage a business in Australia, conduct business and investment activity in Australia, or undertake an entrepreneurial activity in Australia.



Skilled visas

Skilled Nominated (Permanent) visa (subclass 190)

This visa allows nominated skilled workers to live and work in Australia as permanent residents.


With this visa, you can

  • work and study anywhere in Australia
  • sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence
  • if eligible, become an Australian citizen


You must

  • have an occupation on the relevant skilled list
  • have a suitable skills assessment for the occupation
  • be invited to apply for this visa
  • satisfy the points test


Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491)

This visa allows nominated skilled workers to live and work in regional Australia.


Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa – Main applicant

This is a provisional visa. It is for skilled workers who want to live and work in regional Australia

  • stay in Australia for 5 years
  • live, work, and study in a designated regional area of Australia
  • travel to and from Australia as many times as you want, while the visa is valid
  • apply for permanent residence after 3 years from the time your visa is granted

You must

  • be nominated to apply by a state or territory government agency, or an eligible relative must sponsor you
  • have an occupation on a relevant skilled occupation list
  • have a suitable skills assessment for the occupation
  • be invited to apply
  • satisfy the points test


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