A niche visa scheme designed to allow businesses and start-ups to compete internationally to lure highly skilled foreigners to Australia will be made permanent after a 12-month pilot.

While fewer than 30 of the visas have been issued, the Morrison government believes the Global Talent – Employer Sponsored visa program has shown enough promise to continue.

https://www.afr.com/politics/federal/tech-start-up-visa-scheme-to-stay-20190807-p52emq