There are a number of different work visas for people who wish to undertake long term employment in Australia.
Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457)
The most common visa program for employers to sponsor overseas workers in Australia on a temporary basis is the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457).
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme visa (subclass 187)
The Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme promotes our regional areas by allowing employers in regional areas to sponsor foreign nations to work in Australia on a permanent visa.
Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186)
The Employer Nomination Scheme allows employers to sponsor skilled workers for a permanent stay in Australia.