This is for international students who have recently graduated from an Australian educational institution to live, study and work in Australia temporarily after finishing studies.
There are two streams:
Students must meet the following requirements
Graduate Work stream: Qualification must relate to an occupation on skilled occupation list
Post-Study Work stream: Qualification must be higher education degree and was granted their first student Visa on or after 5 November 2011
From 18 months to 6 years, depending on the highest qualification and date applied for the Visa.
From 3 months onwards.
It allows students to live, study and work in Australia for as long as the Visa has been granted.
The 485 Visa does not restrict the type of work you may do or the number of hours you may work.
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