Australian Visas


The investor visa, business visa and work visa offered by Australia lead to permanent residence and eventually qualify you for citizenship.  

Investor visas and business visas may be extended if you do not want to be a permanent resident, or your spouse and children may continue on the visa pathway to a permanent visa, acquire citizenship and an Australian passport.  

Australia is a stable democracy, a fabulous place to locate your family, business and investments. The nation has a long history of common law, legislation and policies that provide a stable and secure environment for business and investment.

Real estate ownership is guaranteed by State and Territory laws.

Sydney and Melbourne are mature business centres, the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) is located in Sydney. We are connected to the major financial centres of the world by broadband with real time financial data, video conferencing and fast internet speeds that support a plethora of business activity and communications.

The major airlines connect Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane to the largest cities of the world.  There is a variety of direct flights from Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Jakarta, Delhi, Dubai and Los Angeles to name a few. Flights are otherwise easily available via Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore or Kuala Lumpur.

Australia is a small continent, a beautiful country about equal in size to the United States of America. According to census data as at 30 June 2019, the population of Australia was 25,364,300.  The annual population growth rate for the year was 1.5%. Migration from overseas made up 62.5% of this population growth, net overseas migration to Australia was 238,300 people.

Australia is a member of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), G20 and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum.

Our dairy, meat, fruit, vegetable and seafood products are valued around the world for quality and safe consumption.  We have free trade agreements for our products and services with a number of nations including the United States of America, China, Japan, Republic of Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, Chile, the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) (with New Zealand), Malaysia, and Canada and Mexico (through the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, or CPTPP).  Negotiations are in progress with the European Union and with India.

The Australian National University is located in Canberra, the capital of Australia.  Each State and Territory has its own universities providing courses and degrees in health and medical sciences, engineering, architecture, economics, commerce, accounting and the arts recognised worldwide.  Similarly, vocational training is provided at Technical and Further Education Institutes (TAFE) in all Australian metropolitan centres.  

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Migrating to Australia

Australia’s migration system in based on merit and the rule of law.  Individuals who apply for a visa and meet criteria under our migration regulations are granted the visa.  Dependent members of your family included in the application receive the visa too.

As more than 90% of the law is settled, it is our practice to accept matters that fall within these know areas of law and navigate your matter safely within the known boundaries of Australian immigration law, regulations and policy.  We regularly assist people in all areas of immigration law, skill based visas, review and appeals.   

You may communicate directly with a lawyer at Coelho & Coelho, the immigration lawyers who have carriage and care of all our immigration matters or communicate in your native language through an experienced professional or business consultant in your country.  Our culture and approach is based on knowledge sharing, collaboration, education and ongoing development of technical competencies.    Coelho & Coelho will advise and assist you while taking care of your visa application no matter where you are located.  

As a full service professional firm, we continue to look after you following the grant of your visas.  Coelho & Coelho have the legal expertise to continue assisting you when you want to purchase real estate, set up your business, rent commercial premises or a warehouse, prepare commercial agreements with partners or purchase a business in Australia.  Our clients are happy clients.  Our clients stay with us for all their requirements and recommend their friends and family to us when they need assistance.

James Coelho BA LLB is a graduate of the Australian National University and founder of Visa Pathways.  He is one of few lawyers who first registered in 1997 still active in Australian immigration law: see Immigration Legal Practitioner Number:  LPN 5511726 (formerly MARN 9795391). 

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The investor visa, in our view, is the most stable Australian visa pathway on offer if you have the background and funds for it.

Australian business visas are suitable for anyone wanting to establish their business and family in Australia, or to relocate some of their business interests here.

An Australian work visa can be granted for up to 4 years depending on the occupation list that applies.

Australian citizens and permanent residents may sponsor their spouse or partner and children to live in Australia.

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