English proficiency test /IELTS
If you’re a holder of the following passports the government does not require you to provide English evidence;

  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Ireland
  • New Zealand
  • Canada

 

You may not be required to complete an English Proficiency test if you have completed an English based course in the following regions;

  • Trinidad
  • Maldives
  • Philippines

 

Additional English Test exemption(s) include;

  • You have completed 5 years of secondary schooling or higher where the medium of instruction was English
  • You are a Minister of Religion
  • Your base salary is at or above the top ATO tax rate. This is currently $180,001 per annum

 

Taking an IELTS test
This Website gives some great information regarding the IELTS test and the preparation process.