The Temporary Residence Transition (TRT) Stream
This is for subclass 457/TSS visa holders who have worked with their employer under a 457/TSS Visa for a minimum of two or three years (depending on your circumstances) and has been offered permanent employment by their employer.
The Direct Entry (DE) Stream
This stream enables applicants in certain occupations to be sponsored directly for permanent residency. Applicants must have at least three years work experience, have a full skills assessment, posses Competent English and be nominated in an eligible occupation.
The Agreement stream
This stream is for skilled workers that are sponsored by an organisation that is a party to a negotiated Labour Agreement.