Business Innovation Stream; applicants under this stream need to have owned a business and are intending to establish operations within Australia. The Business must have a turnover of at least AUD 500 000 for at least 2 of the last 4 years. The net personal and business assets of the applicant must be a minimum of AUD 800 000.
Investor Stream; applicants under this stream must have a successful background in managing businesses or financial investments. Applicants must have a score of at least 65 on the Business Innovation and Investment Points Test and are able to make an investment in Australia of AUD 1.5million or managed a business in which the applicant held at minium of a 10% shareholding.