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2016 - 2017 Australian Skilled Occupations List (SOL)

Australia Skilled Occupations List 2016 – 2017

PLEASE NOTE THE OCCUPATIONS LIST REFERENCED IN THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN REPLACED AND IS NO LONGER VALID – For the most current list of Australian occupations in demand. Please CLICK HERE. The SOL 2016-17 has now been published. See the following article for the full 2016-2017 Skilled Occupations List: https://gettingdownunder.com/sol-2016-17/ In just a couple of months, …

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The Australian Immigration Department has just launched their skillselect website which is available at www.skillselect.gov.au.

Next Skillselect Invitation Monday 10th February

The next Skillselect invitation round is next Monday 10th February for anyone out there who might be interested. An interesting announcement on the Australian Immigration website (link) though, it looks like for the subclass 489 – Skilled Regional (Provisional) (Sponsored) visas, numbers will be limited. Announcement Please note invitation rounds will be held on the …

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The Australian Skilled Migration stream

The large array of Australian visa options can be a little intimidating for some. With this in mind we thought we’d write a couple of articles to provide an overview of the main Australian visa categories. When emigrating to Australia, Migrants apply under one of three main streams; the skilled migration scheme, the Australian Family …

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Australian Skills Assessments – Do you have what it takes?

Australia is the only country in the world that has a pre-migration skills assessment scheme with the aim being to help you find out if you have the necessary skills and qualifications to work in your nominated occupation once you arrive in Australia. The skills assessment scheme has achieved encouraging results for skilled migrants in …

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Submitting your EOI in Skillselect Tips

Submitting An Expression Of Interest (EOI) In SkillSelect

The Australian Department of Immigration has recently published some top tips to help you submit your Expression Of Interest (EOI) In Skillselect There’s some good stuff in here so we’ll share these tips below: 1. Make sure you express an interest in the right visa for your circumstances. Skilled visa options are available on the …

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Queensland to ease Australia visa requirements

Queensland To Ease Australia Visa Requirements

Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls has announced that the state will relax Australia visa requirements in order to attract more migrant workers to the area. Other than Western Australia, the state of Queensland has benefited from the resources and mining boom more than all other states. However, Australia visa requirements are determined at state level, not …

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SkillSelect: First round offers go to skilled professionals

According to the press release from the Australian Immigraion department, doctors, dentists, nurses and engineers have dominated the first round of skilled migrants invited to formally apply for visas under the government’s new online SkillSelect service. Accountants, ICT analysts and programmers were also strongly represented in the 100 invitations in the first round, which drew the …

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Australia Work Visa – An Overview

Australia Work Visa is one of the more common search terms used by visitors to getting down under HQ. With this in mind and in an effort to provide a slightly more succinct answer for those seeking information on the Australian Work Visa, we thought we’d pull together this article If you want to apply …

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Skilled Migration Pass Mark To Be Reduced Under Skillselect

Perhaps it’s not all doom and gloom when it comes to the changes associated with the new Skillselect Visa Program with the Australian Immigration Department announcing that the Skilled Migration pass mark is to be reduced from 65 points. From the 1st July 2012, the pass mark for the new SkillSelect visa subclasses 189, 190 …

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Changes to points-tested skilled migration visas

Three New Point Tested Skilled Migration Visa From July

As our regular readers will know, reforms to Australia’s skilled migration program take effect on 1 July 2012. Included in these reforms are changes to points tested skilled migration visas for migrants who wish to live and work in Australia without employer sponsorship. Simplifying eligibility requirements, the changes include the introduction of three new points …

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Tony Abbott To Push For Increased Migrant Numbers

Tony Abbott To Push For Increased Migrant Numbers

According to an article published by the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) Tony Abbott will push for a major boost of skilled workers from overseas – ”the best possible immigrants to Australia” – with a pledge to make employer-sponsored visas the mainstay of a Coalition government migration program. But in outlining the Coalition’s migration policy should …

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