There is no country like Australia. It is also one of the most liveable country both from quality of living and from chances of employment perspective. Last year, from 11 November 2016 till 6 March 2017, Victoria stopped taking applications for immigration. This was later extended until 30 June 2017.
As a relief for many, today Victoria announced that it will reopen applications for ICT occupations. This means that you can file your application as early as 1 July 2017.
New Year New Rules
With this announcement, some of the immigration rules have also been changed. The intend is to streamline the process and give the decision on applications faster. For details about these changes, we recommend checking out the immigration portal. Another good resource is this article. In general, the process is as shown below
The skill occupation list for immigration to Australia (Victoria) for engineers is as under
So do you qualify for immigration? We wish you best of luck.