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If you’re interested in working in Melbourne as a Chef you could be eligible for Victorian visa nomination.

To apply, you must meet Victoria’s:

  • minimum eligibility requirements; and
  • nomination assessment requirements for the occupation.

Australian visa requirements

If you are not an Australian citizen you will need a visa to enter Australia. The Department of Home Affairs is responsible for all Australian visas.

Visit the Migrate section to find out more about applying for Victorian visa nomination and about different visa types. Check our occupation lists for details on the minimum eligibility requirements relating to your job.

Quick facts about your job

in Australia
in Victoria
Average gross weekly earnings
Average weekly hours
Visa nomination available for this job

Skills assessment

For information on obtaining an Australian skills or qualification assessment for your occupation in Australia see the Department of Home Affairs website.

Licensing and Registration

For information on licensing and registration requirements for your occupation in Australia see the Licence Recognition website.

Where could you work in Melbourne?

Chefs are employed across several industries, including: 

  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Health Care and Social Assistance
  • Arts and Recreation Services
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services. 

There are lots of job seeker websites to help you find the perfect chef jobs for you. Professional bodies and industry associations are also good sources of information for Chefs in Melbourne. 

See the useful links below.

Source: Statistics retrieved from August 2016 Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Job Outlook – Occupation pages - Please note that wages will vary according to your level of skill and qualification.




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