Benefits of Being Granted Permanent Residency in Australia

Amongst the choice of developed countries in the world for Permanent Residency (PR), the country most sought after is Australia.  With their high standard of living and balanced lifestyle, it is not surprising that many people wish to migrate to Australia from Malaysia to have a better life for themselves and their families.

In order to be granted a right to live, work and study in Australia without limitation, you need to apply for a Permanent Resident Visa.  And it is best to engage a migration agent in Malaysia to start off your intention to migrate to Australia from Malaysia.

There are various categories for Permanent Resident visa application and the most common is skilled migration to Australia from Malaysia besides business migration to Australia.

Some of the core entitlements that you and your family can enjoy as Permanent Residents (PR) in Australia are:-

  1. The right to reside in Australia indefinitely

You can travel unlimited times in and out of the country.  The initial PR visa granted is for a period of 5 years and can be renewed either from outside of Australia or within the country.

  1. Full work rights in any occupation

With PR status, you have the freedom to choose any occupation and to work with any employers without any restrictions as you hold the same rights as their citizens.  You can become a part of trade unions and can claim worker’s compensation.

  1. Freedom to pursue higher education

When it comes to University education, you have various options to choose from. There are also certain education loans that are available only for Permanent Residents which is extremely helpful if you need financial assistance during your course of study.

  1. Healthcare entitlement

An important benefit that Permanent Residents get to enjoy is the healthcare entitlement. You will be eligible for an all-inclusive Medicare health coverage which grants you lower cost on health insurance, subsidized treatment at public hospitals and medicine.

  1. Access to Social Security

After holding Permanent Residency for 2 years, you will be given access to the benefits provided by Australia’s Social Security Department, widely known as Centrelink, which can be extended to your family.

  1. Citizenship for Australian-born children

Children of Permanent Residents who are born in Australia are automatically deemed as Australian citizens by birth. This will be one of the greatest advantage because they will enjoy the maximum benefits in education and healthcare.

  1. Privilege to Sponsor

You may sponsor your family members for acquisition of Permanent Residence. This is possible when you meet certain residence and support assurance prerequisites.

Besides the above, there are still other benefits that Permanent Residents are entitled to enjoy.

To learn more, do contact our migration agent in Kuala Lumpur for a FREE AND PRIVATE CONSULTATION at 03-2300 2380 or email to:


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