Australia is a popular destination for most of the immigrants in worldwide and tourists. People who have visited Australia described the place in words like scenery, cosmopolitan, beaches, outdoor living, sophisticated and great barrier reef.
For a New Zealand citizen, there is no problem as they are permitted to travel and visit Australia anytime, however, if you are a tourist or simply not a citizen of New Zealand you are going to present a travel permit or an Australian visa. There are different Australia visas you may apply for depending on the reasons for going to Australia.
An Electronic Travel Authority (Visitor) or a Tourist visa or a Sponsored Family Visitor visa is some kind of visa you will be having if your reason is spending holidays, visiting family and friends, sightseeing and other short term or less than three months nonbusiness or work-related reasons.
Well, you will need a Student Visa if you wish to participate in Australia's Overseas Student Program and you also need to register a full-time course in Australia.
This time if you wish to move permanently in Australia you will be required to participate in the Migration Program. This program covers people with special skills. These people will be contributing something to the Australian economy.