Staff exchange

This activity type is for skilled workers to take part in a reciprocal staff exchange arrangement with an overseas organisation.

    You might be eligible for this activity type if:
  • you intend to work in a skilled position under a reciprocal staff exchange arrangement with an Australian organisation, government agency or foreign government agency
  • there is a written agreement between the Australian organisation, government agency or foreign government agency in Australia and reciprocating organisation overseas that specifies:
    • the person, the skilled position and the period of the exchange
    • an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident to have the opportunity with the reciprocating organisation overseas for a similar period
  • you have the necessary skills and/or experience for the skilled position
  • The exchange benefits both you and the Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident who will be working in the reciprocating organisation overseas.