Employees and business/ personal assets

  • Employees - throughout the 12 months immediately before you apply your (or you and your partner's) businesses employed at least the equivalent of one full–time employee who is both:
    • an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand passport holder
    • not a member of your family
  • Business assets - the net value of your (or you and your partner's combined) assets in the main business (or two main businesses) in Australia is at least AUD75 000 throughout the 12 months immediately before you apply
  • Business and personal assets - the net value of your (or you and your partner's combined) personal and business assets in Australia has been at least AUD250 000 throughout the 12 months immediately before you apply.