Australia's Riverina region looking for skilled migrants

14 July 2005

In a bid to promote economic development throughout the Riverina region of Australia, the Riverina Regional Development Board is encouraging applications from skilled people who are interested in migrating to Australia via the Skilled Independent Regional (SIR) Visa.

The SIR visa allows you to live and work in regional Australia with the option to apply for permanent residence after a period of time.

The Riverina region forms part of the state of New South Wales and encompasses the middle and lower reaches of the Murrumbidgee River Valley of South-Eastern Australia. The Riverina is a dynamic region of Australia that boasts a diverse range of industries including agriculture and tourism.

Currently the following occupations are in demand within the region: