Temporary Activity Visa will let you arrive in Australia on a temporary basis to participate in various short stay activities.
You can come to Australia for the following activities or events:
Entertainment: People who are involved with the entertainment industry like TV, film, live shows in either a performance or behind-the-scenes role and other production positions. Applicants may stay up to two years.
Invited participant in an event: People who are invited by an Australian employer or company to participate a cultural event, then they may apply this visa.
Research: People who are academics with prestigious achievement in their selected knowledge area are invited to collaborate in a research project; or Students or research graduates who wish to undertake a research activity related to their field of education and training. The visa might be for up to 2 years.
Religious worker: Some religious workers can also apply under this visa if they have to perform any religious activity in Australia. The maximum stay period for this stream is up to 2 years.
Special program: people who want to participate in a special program that provides opportunities for cultural exchange, enrichment or community welfares, non-profit organization or government agency. This visa may permit an applicant to stay up to 12 months.
Sports: For people to be able to demonstrate their expertise in sports or if they want to run some training sessions may be eligible for this visa. The maximum stay period for this stream is up to 2 years.
Staff exchange: People who want to work in a skilled position under a reciprocal staff exchange arrangement to:
The maximum stay period for this stream is up to 2 years.
There are other options available for Superyacht crew, Domestic worker and Australian Government endorsed events
This visa allows you to come to Australia to do specific types of work on a short-term, temporary basis.Source: Department of Home Affairs, Australia
General eligibility factors for the applicant
Eligibility for Sponsors
The sponsor applicant must be one of the following types of individuals or organizations:
Step 1 – Confirm your eligibility
You must know all facts about the visa and its conditions. You must also know your Australian sponsor and eligibility of your sponsor.
Step 2 – Arrange your documents
Prepare scanned copies of all your documents. All documents must have good scan quality which is appx 300dbi.
Step 3 – Apply for the visa
You must apply for this visa online. You can be in or outside Australia when you apply.
Step 4 – After you apply
You will be notified through your ImmiAccount regarding your next steps like medical test and biometric. You may be asked to provide more supporting documents in your ImmiAccount portal.Source: Department of Home Affairs, Australia